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Naked City
Mercury emissions from power plants continue to rise in Texas, according to a new report.
"...adds, is just the first step in a long-term national campaign to try to find cleaner energy sources and..."

Nov. 26, 1999 News Feature by Dan Oko

The Pecan Street Project
Austin and AE form high tech partnership for the next big challenge in clean energy
"...Austin Cham­ber of Commerce, Austin Technolo­gy Incubator, and the national Environmental Defense Fund, that scope makes the project tremendously..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Fighting for Justicia
Workers Defense Project celebrates 10 years on the front lines of Texas labor
"...Maria Duque first approached the Workers Defense Project in 2007. She hoped to recover her wages..."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Hunting vs. Birding
Will TPWD Accomodate Those Who'd Rather Watch?
"...According to the National Survey on Recreation and the Environment, the number of..."

April 11, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Greening of George W. Bush
An industry pollution control program started backed by Gov. George W. Bush has cleaned less than 3% of the industrial toxic emissions it aimed to clean up.
"...clean up the air. An analysis of Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission pollution statistics, which was funded by a..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Men Who Would be Mayor
Scrambling for Money, Consensus, & Power
"...immigrants to the Austin area has brought prosperity and national recognition, but even local politicians are smart enough to..."

April 25, 1997 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Capitol Chronicle
Charity Ends at Home
"...Texas Abortion & Reproduction Rights Education Fund..."

April 13, 2001 News Column by Michael King

A Boy Named Sue
Jim Bob Keeps Up the Fight
"...taxing jurisdictions affected by the ruling will have to refund tens of thousands of dollars to Freeport. Dick Senn..."

Feb. 20, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Standing Rock Pipeline Protests Bring New Life to Old Struggles
“It’s about all of us”
"...Standing Rock after months of direct action in the national gaze, pipeline employees led lunging German shepherds into the..."

Sept. 30, 2016 News Feature by Greg Harman

'The Austin Chronicle' Endorsements
"...only two (Proposition 4, creating a new higher education fund, and Proposition 9, addressing public ownership of beaches) approach..."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Cowboys & Critters
Take Back Texas' Marshall Kuykendall Says It's Simply a Choice Between...
"...public responsibility?" explains James Marston, director for the Environmental Defense Fund's Texas Office. "We agree that most people are..."

Jan. 26, 1996 News Feature by Audrey Duff

The Silence of the Dan
The AG Keeps a Lid on It
"...Morales," says James Marston, the director of the Environmental Defense Fund's Southwest office...."

Aug. 25, 1995 News Feature by Audrey Duff

Money to Burn
John Cornyn tries to keep tobacco case lawyers from reaping all of the financial benefits.
"...first installments on the $3.3 billion awarded by a national arbitration panel, all of which will be paid directly..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Austin@COP15
Local participants, activists in Denmark for U.N. climate summit
"...tweeting away. They've joined a throng that includes 110 international heads of state, negotiators from 193 countries (about a..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Not So Cool
Austin's 2009 Climate Protection Program update confirms progress on energy – but reflects a feeble citywide effort
"...Services, Willie Rhodes, partly in order to conduct a national search for a leader who can move aggressively on..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Feds Move Closer to Removing Vireo From Endangered Species List
A delisting for the birds
"...debatable. The Center for Bio­logical Diversity and the Environmental Defense Fund say they would support a delisting, but other..."

April 6, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

McCracken Named Pecan Street Project Executive Director
Former council member to head smart grid group
"...and the Austin Chamber of Commerce, McCracken recruited Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to spearhead the 2009 project and more..."

Dec. 15, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...lists Barton Creek and Edwards Aquifer among Texas water resources most susceptible to non-point-source pollution...."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Off the Desk
"...Blanca as state officials hear comments on the proposed national radioactive waste dump in the desert area. The Sierra..."

Aug. 2, 1996 News Feature

Shock to the System
Brace Yourselves: Deregulation Is Coming, Eventually
"...other three states also pay significantly more than the national average, while Texans, who are blessed with an abundance..."

Feb. 21, 1997 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Are You Sustainable?
Current and former Austinites vying for city post
"...deal with such issues as greenhouse gas reduction, renewable resources, development patterns and transportation, green purchasing, municipal cost savings..."

June 4, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Chief Sustainability Officer Finalists Announced
Meet them June 3
"...Austinites: • Matt Watson, currently Energy Policy Specialist, Environmental Defense Fund – Washington, D.C. (He was aide to Mayor..."

May 28, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

How Green Is the Music?
Festivals, bands, and musicians seek environmental harmony
"...donation of $5,000 to the city of Austin to fund local tree-planting – part of the city's larger climate-protection..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Postmarks
Who has the ego problem?
"...coal-fired power plant to provide a model for others nationally...."

Oct. 22, 1999 Column

Money's Green, Too
The Nature Conservancy & Big Bidness Makes Cents
"...4-wheel drive truck. During the TNC's most recent big fundraising campaign (dubbed "Last Great Places"), GM pledged $5 million..."

Nov. 3, 1995 News Feature

Cool City: My Big Fat Carbon Footprint
One reporter's liberating steps toward energy efficiency
"...the Austin Climate Protection Plan last February, I researched national efforts to get Americans to reduce their energy use..."

July 11, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...was a list of "unmet service demands" – previously allocated funding for programs and council priorities not yet implemented – totaling..."

June 11, 2010 News Feature

Council Watch by Alex de Marban Like Water for Councilmembers
"...struck a $4.1 million deal with the New Orleans-based, multi-national corporation to provide water to their Lantana tract within..."

Aug. 25, 1995 News Column

Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Nov. 6 election
"...Find more election resources – including Austin Chronicle endorsements, news and analysis, and..."

Oct. 25, 2018 News Post

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...from their accurate skepticism of corporate influence, but their fundamental misunderstanding of economics...."

Feb. 21, 2003 Column

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