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Beside the Point
A weird week at City Council
"...districtwide cooling plant for stalwart, self-described "consumer advocate and environmental activist" Robbins, who first proposed the concept of districtwide..."

June 29, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Texas–Louisiana Border Town Gets Clean Water
EPA decides to allocate funds to hook residents of DeBerry up to water line
"...After reportedly appealing unsuccessfully to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Railroad Commission, the Environmental Protection..."

June 21, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
"...or just pulling them, old-school style. That and more environmentally friendly horticultural hints are available at www.growgreen.com. – Wells..."

March 16, 2007 News Feature

Point Austin: Refighting the Last Wars
Prop. 1, Prop. 2, Saving Barton Springs ... and Everything Else
"...done so with the latest technology available, in an "environmentally sustainable" way...."

April 21, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Hurricane Katrina survivors from Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi joined environmental advocates from the Environmental Integrity Project and other groups..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature

Not So Red
A "blue state" reporter journeys through the multi-colored regions of the Lone Star State
"...against corporate pollution and has written a book about environmental activism; Democrats who are breaking unspoken family rules by..."

July 1, 2005 News Feature by Rose Aguilar

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Our readers talk back.
"...for diners with celiac disease as well as others.In Defense of KOOP..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Column

Schools, Sprawl, and Citizenship
Vote begins on $520 million school bond package
"...four – to renovate existing buildings (Proposition 2), provide environmental, safety, and security upgrades (Proposition 3), upgrade the athletics..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Woes for Lowe's
The big-bad big box gets stuffed – twice – in court
"...a settlement that included water-quality control measures and other environmental features. "My best hope today remains what it was..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

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Our readers talk back.
"...development near Hamilton Pool, for example. There are countless political/environmental issues involving Austin and the surrounding area about which..."

May 28, 2004 Column

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Our readers talk back.
"...ends of the political spectrum? Do we vilify criminal defense lawyers because they represent those on death row? No...."

Dec. 19, 2003 Column

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Our readers talk back.
"...In Defense of the Non-Degreed..."

July 18, 2003 Column

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...job. The Greens' Jane Elioseff is a longtime Houston environmentalist who wants to promote local and organic farming and..."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...job. The Greens' Jane Elioseff is a longtime Houston environmentalist who wants to promote local and organic farming and..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature

The Chronicle Endorsements, Nov. 2002
The Chronicle endorses for the 2002 November general election
"...job. The Greens' Jane Elioseff is a longtime Houston environmentalist who wants to promote local and organic farming and..."

Oct. 18, 2002 News Feature

Room at the Top?
Part I of the Chronicle's preview of the Nov. 5 general election
"...campaign has also stressed cutting corporate power and promoting environmental protection, criminal justice reform, and economic fairness. Libertarian Jeff..."

Oct. 11, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
"...Environmental groups continue to react angrily to the Environmental Protection..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Chronicle Endorsements
Chronicle Endorsements, May 4 election
"...Association, Smith was elected to the board with an environmental record already in place. He has further demonstrated his..."

May 3, 2002 News Feature

Chronicle Endorsements
Chronicle Endorsements, May 4 election
"...Association, Smith was elected to the board with an environmental record already in place. He has further demonstrated his..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature

The Hightower Lowdown
Brazil's indigenous people battle corporate biopirates; the Bush appointee calendar is 12 months of ugly; and the Century Club lets in the riff-raff.
"...our friends at EarthJustice, a nonprofit watchdog and legal defense fund for the environment. Their calendar features 12 of..."

Feb. 15, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
Despite an expected cancellation of the scheduled public hearing on the city's settlement with Stratus Properties, two council members have put forth a motion to start negotiations on a land or development rights swap between Stratus and the city's land at the former Mueller airport.
"...fast as the city's and Stratus' lawyers. Both the Environmental Board, which has heard Stratus before, and the Water..."

Dec. 8, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
A defense attorney claims a police detective held a gun near his client's head to coerce a confession from him in the yogurt shop murder case; a tree in Town Lake Park will be spared the axe; Austin Energy hits record-breaking energy use.
"...questioning him about the 1991 yogurt shop murder case. Defense lawyer Tony Diaz, representing Michael Scott, made the claim..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Endorsements
"...The candidates agree on virtually every substantive issue, from environmental protection and the SOS ordinance, to school vouchers, to..."

Feb. 25, 2000 News Feature

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Duke Still Had It
"...The much-touted agreement between developers and so-called environmentalists seems to rest on an agreement that cars and..."

May 14, 1999 Column

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Interfaith's Socialist Agenda
"...of blaming Smart Growth, an attempt to maintain the environmental health of the world, for the lack of housing..."

April 23, 1999 Column

Benign Growth?
The State of Affairs
"...be a bill allowing developers to build under the environmental regulations that were in place when they originally submitted..."

April 16, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

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"...1. Lukewarm support of major Democrat consti-tuencies. Environmentalists shun her because she campaigned against the S.O.S. Ordinance...."

Nov. 13, 1998 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Environmental voters now have a much simpler choice in the..."

Sept. 4, 1998 News Feature

Endorsements
Travis Co. Democrats:
"...overtures to the enviro community, promising to enact regional environmental policies and offering his candidacy as an avenue to..."

Feb. 27, 1998 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

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"...regret we did not meet Augusta's expectations. In our defense, let us explain that we were working with a..."

Dec. 19, 1997 Column

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