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Austin Says, 'No, Thanks,' to Investing in New Nukes
City's decision based on an 'apolitical' financial risk analysis, Wynn says
"...this spring to "help us decide what the future fuel mix of Austin Energy should look like as the..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

City Still Cleaning Up Waller
Two weeks after fuel-oil leak, city still cleaning up and checking creek for injured or poisoned wildlife
"...leak that coated Waller Creek with 4,000 gallons of fuel oil. But two weeks later, the city is still..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

What Is to Be Done?
Environmentalists respond
"...country, starting at its current baseline, to increase its fossil-fuel efficiency by 5% per year. That means every country..."

Dec. 7, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...emitter, 33% of our CO2 emissions comes from transportation-sector fossil-fuel guzzling, which also gives us the bountiful cornucopia of..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...Capital Metro, this month it will begin using the fuel additive ORYXE in its diesel city buses and support..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...call for diminished oil dependence, Congress is reconsidering the Fuel Economy Reform Act, a popular bipartisan measure that would..."

June 1, 2007 News Feature

Enviro-Rentalism
Saving the planet when you don't even own your own (low-flow) pot to piss in
"...U.S.) and its disposal (even curbside recycling relies on fuel – if you don't buy the packaging in the..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
"...• Local biodiesel start-up Austin Biofuels was acquired this week by Houston-based Safe Renewables Corporation..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...government to assess the ramifications of large-scale use of biofuels around the globe. Last week the organization released report..."

June 16, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
"...alleging that the new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration fuel economy standards for light trucks and SUVs, announced Mar...."

April 14, 2006 News Feature

Why Does Diesel Cost More?
"...I was wondering if anyone could explain why diesel fuel is more expensive than gasoline? As I recall from..."

Jan. 4, 2006 Postmarks

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...perpetual motion with his statement "Maglev trains use no fuel. Emit no pollutants" ["Letters @ 3am," Oct. 28]. While..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Column

Ventura Wrong on Maglev Trains
"...perpetual motion with his statement, "Maglev trains use no fuel. Emit no pollutants." ["Letters @ 3am," Oct. 28] While..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Postmarks

Letters at 3AM
With oil in the future rationed to agriculture, essential services, and (inevitably) the military, and personal long-distance driving and passenger flight no longer feasible – then, if the United States is to remain a continental entity, the only answer is trains
"...run on anything: wood, coal, electricity, or, more productively, fuels derived from corn and sugar. There are many good..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Column by Michael Ventura

Naked City
City leaders announce plan to push hybrid cars here and nationwide
"...cities that are fed up with pollution and high fuel costs. They will then go to automakers and make..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

The Hightower Report
All-American Spam adopts an English accent; and big airlines stiff their workers
"...and now are being squeezed by their bankers and jet-fuel suppliers. Screaming poverty, these airlines have rushed to bankruptcy..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...the cheapest and cleanest means of transportation: walking. The fuel burned is solar, but it comes in such delicious..."

July 2, 2004 Column

Walking Is the Best Means of Transportation
"...the cheapest and cleanest means of transportation: walking. The fuel burned is solar, but it comes in such delicious..."

June 28, 2004 Postmarks

Naked City
New wind-power customers would still pay a premium for GreenChoice.
"...This charge is equivalent to the fuel charges paid by AE's traditional-power customers -- which, due..."

Jan. 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Page Two
Our political differences are rarely as black and white as partisan politicking makes them seem.
"...kinds of tax incentives and restriction exemptions to traditional fuel industries. Given that fossil fuels are finite, the bill..."

Nov. 21, 2003 Column by Louis Black

The Merry Hempsters Hit the Road
In 2001, actor and activist Woody Harrelson rang friend and filmmaker Ron Mann up and invited him to tag along on an environmental whistle-stop trip in a hemp-fueled bus -- "The Organic Living Tour." Two years later, Mann's digital video-shot doc Go Further is all but in the can.
"...on down California's pristine Pacific Coast Highway in a hemp-fueled bus -- "The Organic Living Tour." That was in..."

March 7, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...a real threat, not like unfettered use of fossil fuels and the global warming it is driving, not like..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...to Ms. Babich ["Postmarks," Oct. 11], but individually owned, fuel-burning vehicles (i.e. cars) will always be the primary method..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...In Search of Alternative Fuel..."

July 26, 2002 Column

Naked City
Good News, Bad News
"...Texas Project nuclear power plant has the lowest average fuel cost of any electricity producer in the U.S."..."

Aug. 24, 2001 News Feature

Postmarks
Further Lost Austin fallout and enviro-rhetoric from our readers.
"...Earth's climate, that we ought to try using less fuel. There are many other reasons why using less fuel..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Column

Postmarks
We're sorry you feel that way.
"...Our biggest import is oxygen. U.S. citizens burn more fuel per capita than people anywhere else. And fuel use..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Column

Throwing Down Love
The seven-year rise of Knolly Williams, the Master P of Christian hip-hop
"...with Diamante, Grapetree inked a deal with EMI's Sonic Fuel -- a small offshoot of EMI Distribution that has..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Making Hay Out of Y2K
Preparedness 101
"...and refrigerators, would suck up about a gallon of fuel an hour. Over three days that's 72 gallons, right?..."

March 12, 1999 News Feature by Marc Savlov

Walking the High Finance Wire
Bergstrom Costs Going Up and Up
"...$9.5 million. The city originally assumed that an existing fuel farm - a facility used for storing vehicle and..."

May 12, 1995 News Feature by Dave Cook

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