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Pioneers or Settlers?
Balancing renewables and affordability at AE
"...had just established a communitywide goal of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Momentum seemed to be on..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Spring Training
Seasonal snapshots of the council candidates
"...Position: Utility greenfielder..."

March 21, 2008 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Austin Climate Protection Plan
The five components
"...those will be offset through mitigation efforts to achieve greenhouse-gas neutrality. While vehicles operated by outside contractors and Capital..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature

Bill Bunch Challenges Numbers and Decision
" was cheaper to finish the only 15% complete Water Treatment Plant No. 4 rather than mothball the project..."

Sept. 27, 2011 Postmarks

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Dec. 9-16
"...PLANT RESTORATION AT WTP4 SITE Help return native plants to..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Feature

Beside the Point
'I always feel like ... somebody's waaatching me'
"...take a 30-day breather in its sprint to build Water Treatment Plant 4. Today, July 27, council considers two..."

July 28, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Next Austin Bust
Will it be bad? Can we be ready? Or should we not care?
"...As an obvious example, we've zealously stewarded our water supply with controversial long-term investments, buying decades' worth of..."

March 8, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Top 10 Most-Viewed Stories on
Notes on our virtual relationships
"...3) "Reefer Madness: The Thin Green Line: Author Jonah Raskin recounts the contradictions of life..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Features Feature by Cindy Widner

One Part Grudge and Two Parts Grovel
"...pours a comforting but disorienting brew passed off as water wisdom [“Point Austin,” News, Sept. 3]. Of course he..."

Sept. 8, 2010 Postmarks

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, July 22-29
"...WATER TREATMENT PLANT NO. 4 OPEN HOUSE Review the designs..."

July 23, 2010 News Column

Gregor's Greenwashing
"...Dear Editor, After greenwashing Austin’s Climate Protection Plan for more than two years..."

June 23, 2009 Postmarks

Top 9 Enviro Stories
"...Fifties prompted city and regional utilities to enforce mandatory water restrictions – until steady autumn rains washed us out..."

Jan. 1, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

Mayoral Maneuvers: Shea Names Campaign Treasurer
Challenge looks likely; Phone polls start; and a fluoride candidate
"...week, Shea, who road the environmental zeitgeist onto the "green council" of the 1990s says she’s mulling a mayoral..."

Dec. 6, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Running the Numbers
Previewing this week's agenda
"...Bullick Hollow Road, in order to facilitate construction of Water Treatment Plant No. 4's pump station and plant (Item..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Misrepresented Council Meeting on WTP No. 4
"...the City Council meeting on the continuing debate on Water Treatment Plant No. 4 by shooting the messenger and..."

Nov. 3, 2009 Postmarks

Beside the Point
City Council summer cheat sheet
"...Whatever they decide this year – it's definitely an evergreen...."

July 21, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Top 10 Environmental Stories
Save Our Springs' anniversary, Al Armendariz's move, and the bag ban
"...across the country, including Texas: home of a decreasing water supply and a shrinking number of livestock, plants, birds,..."

Jan. 4, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

City Hall Hustle: Diminishing Returns
We didn't quite break the record ... for unvoting
"...those "central-city progressives") began attacking Tovo's equivocating stance on Water Treatment Plant No. 4 as not sufficiently green. But..."

May 20, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 10/28/10 (Updated)
Green roofs and water plants at City Council
"...executive session confab) sailed through this morning. However, a Water Treatment Plant No. 4-related item, spending $2.2 million on..."

Oct. 28, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

"...– a $3.1 million contract component of the massive Water Treatment Plant No. 4 – expected to win narrow..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Feature

Top 10 Local Stories: From bonds to boobs
"...were the May propositions, led by the petition-proposed "clean water" and "clean government" amendments that polarized local reform groups..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Feature by Michael King

A fresh melange of reader responses to our recent issues.
"...Talk about a water boy for the ultra rich, it looks like you..."

May 25, 2001 Column

Council Candidates Get Neighborly Grilling
Candidates field questions from Austin Neighborhoods Council
"...Unlike Riley, Shade has been the decisive Water Treatment Plant No. 4 swing vote, a position former..."

April 1, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

No Wastewater in the Lake, Please
Austin area officials oppose discharging treated wastewater into Lake Travis
"...Granite Shoals to lift the ban on discharging treated wastewater into the Highland Lakes. The two cities filed the..."

Nov. 20, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Brethren of Cisterns
What's Old Is New Again
"...decided to chisel his orders in stone. Evidence of rainwater collection systems in Jordan dates back to at least..."

June 14, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
"...selected by staff – or building the shelter atop Water Treatment Plant No. 4 in the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve...."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature

2019's Big Stories Shaping Austin's Path Into a New Decade
Never a slow news day
" that mattered. – Mike Clark-Madison [page] Feb. 7: The Water Isn't Fine – Zebra Mussels and Blue-Green Algae..."

Dec. 20, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

City Adds Costs and CO2 to Recycling Program
Our milk jugs, newspapers, and cereal boxes are shipped to Dallas for sorting and selling
"...avoid redundancies by retraining staff from its old recycling plant on Todd Lane as support staff for the new..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Council Preview
Zimmerman off to East Texas to "investigate" city biomass contract
"...even include $4.6 million in final construction funding for Water Treatment Plant No. 4 (Items 5, 24, 101), nor..."

June 19, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, Sept. 17-24
"...WATER TREATMENT PLANT NO. 4 DEBATE See "Point, Counterpoint." 6pm...."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature

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