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They Got Nothing on Lacresha
"...a stupid bike), I see too many skanky bike-riding environmentalist Nazis, riding out of their precious bike lanes, not..."

Aug. 14, 1998 Column

Nature's Water Clinic
Drought Has San Antonio Over a Pump
"...of attitude has set San Antonio at odds with environmental groups and biologists who warn that continued unrestricted pumping..."

July 26, 1996 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

You Don't Need Money, Just a Little Bit a Month...
1996 AISD Bond Election
"...any new campuses away from the Edwards Aquifer. And environmentalists want to know: Why should promoting publicly funded education..."

Feb. 23, 1996 News Feature by Roseana Auten

Freeport Wins Small
Thousands and Thousands of Dollars
"...a request for intervener status by the SOS Legal Defense Fund, after Minton argued that the trial only concerned..."

May 19, 1995 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

EPA Flexes Federal Muscle on Texas Air
Gov. Perry's huffin' and puffin' in defense of dirty air
"...On June 30, Environmental Protection Agen­cy Regional Administrator Al Armen­dar­iz took decisive action..."

July 9, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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Our readers' letters regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks
"...Wow, Richard R. Runde! Such flowery prose in defense of our rhetorically and grammatically challenged president-select ["Postmarks: Grow..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Column

Eastsiders Decry BFI
Residents Say Recycling Plants Constitute Enviro-racism
"...Angry Eastside residents pointing the finger at the narrow environmentalist agenda, crying racism, and blaming the endangered salamander for..."

May 30, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

No Surprises: City snafu over WTP 4 continues
Auditor's report raises questions about city's site-selection process for new water treatment plant
"...in October. The unnamed complainant told the CAIU that Environmental Board member Karin Ascot was misled by city staff..."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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Our readers' letters regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks
"...to the letter from Dr. Zelda Austen, and in defense of the Chronicle, (who certainly need no defense from..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Column

Neighbors vs. Neighbors
A profile of the Central Texas struggle over Alcoa Rockdale and its plans for expansionAlcoa announces new "voluntary" emissions reductions.
"...decades -- may have been violating state and federal environmental regulations since the mid-Eighties. During that period, Alcoa completed..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Council Watch by Alex de Marban Like Water for Councilmembers
"...compounds the schism between a core group of Austin's environmental community and Councilmembers Gus Garcia and Jackie Goodman...."

Aug. 25, 1995 News Column

The Showdown at Lick Creek
As once clear water runs dark, a community defends its natural heart
"...or the reflexive expectations of "economic development" often trump environmental concerns, or even ordinary precautions. As an example, Travis..."

July 2, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Local Landfill Got Trashed by Garbage Giant, Jury Rules
Texas Disposal Systems wins its long-running defamation suit against Waste Management Inc. -- but isn't awarded damages.
"...an "action alert" distributed in January 1997 to Austin environmental leaders and city officials, among others. But the jury..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Lefty Changes His Spots
Not Your Same Old Slusher
"...way, Slusher used journalism as a forum to tackle environmental issues and governmental boondoggles, and his writing became a..."

Feb. 27, 1998 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Keeping Industry Out
illustration by Doug Potter
"...that day hurling a litany of accusations at the environmental community for failing to fight against what residents call..."

July 18, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

The Tire Mound of Mystery
Thousands of city tires lie moldering southeast of town – and the city is claiming ignorance
"...could cost as much as $50,000. It's a thorny environmental problem for sure – scrap tires provide an excellent..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Hill Country Militia
Grassroots homesteaders tighten ranks to fight urban encroachment
"...all development in the Hill Country until a comprehensive environmental assessment can be made. Saving Texas..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature by Greg Harman

Naked City
"...families – after CCA promised the county free legal defense and a $250,000 indemnity against liability. See "WilCo's Latest..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
The state auditor does its job, the state enviro agency doesn't. Guess who gets the governor's goat?
"...report in December showing that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality does a poor job of issuing enforcement orders..."

Jan. 2, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Hightower Lowdown
The New Environmental Regime; Ripping Off the Pentagon
"...The New Environmental Regime The official motto of Washington, D.C., is: "Say..."

Feb. 9, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Hitting the Pavement
Building SH 130 is still being considered in terms of costs, routes, and whether it will be a toll road.
"...Texas map. Now, with the release of its draft environmental impact statement (EIS), we're getting our best view to..."

Jan. 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...an electrifying offense, excellent coaching, outstanding kicking and improved defense." In a scant eight weeks, Bohls has changed his..."

Oct. 31, 1997 News Feature

Page Two
"...poor amphibian which has become the poster child of environmental extremism. In the daily paper and on the radio..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Column by Louis Black

Austin’s Steady Strides Toward Climate Sustainability
How are we doing and how effective can local policies be at mitigating a worldwide crisis?
"...more aggressively than it already has done – in defense of the planet...."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: It Ain’t Just About Trump
This week's marches begin a long and difficult resistance
"...advocacy organizations (ranging from ADAPT of Texas to Workers Defense Action Fund), in defense of civil rights, immigrants' rights,..."

Jan. 20, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Perry's Top 10 Worst Hits
Perry for Prez redux calls for a sojourn down memory lane
"...campaign donors and their corporate interests. Major benefactors saw environmental and health regulations miraculously lifted after hefty sums were..."

June 23, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Communication Breakdown
Does the closure of HausBar Farms spell trouble for the urban farming movement?
"...Barger has been accused of exploiting the neighborhood through environmental injustice. ..."

April 12, 2013 Food Feature by Anna Toon

Memoirs of a Movement
Remembering the campaign to Save Our Springs
"...she ran unsuccessfully for mayor and remains active in environmental causes..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Feature

'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our recommendations for the March 2 primaries
"...honorable and accomplished attorneys. Brown was first a criminal defense attorney and then a prosecutor for a combined 17..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Cast Away
Pure Castings, Zavala Elementary, pollution, jobs ... and the neighborhood
"...Board (a predecessor agency to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality), Carman has spent 17 years as an environmental..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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