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Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: The Toxic Agenda
The Statesman's sensational report on Barton Springs is much less than meets the eye.
"...dot-com survey was "Do you feel safe swimming in Barton Creek?" The choices were "I haven't felt safe swimming..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Downtown's New Year
"...hold the promise of life in this otherwise empty (save for the construction crews) pocket of a neighborhood. Excavation..."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Pipeline Rules Too Weak?
"...after a unanimous vote last week, and of the Save Barton Creek Association and Safe Pipeline Coalition in resolutions..."

Nov. 22, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...million in incentives. Checks should be made to the Save Barton Creek Association and mailed to PO Box 5923,..."

Aug. 23, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
No One's Buying
"...for the campaign, checks should be made to the Save Barton Creek Association (Fath is its treasurer, too) and..."

Aug. 16, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

An S-O-S for SOS
What will the Stratus deal mean for the Springs?
"...not for Stratus Properties, the 10th anniversary of the Save Our Springs Ordinance might have come and gone with..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Did SOS Matter?
The battle for Barton Springs has been a struggle over the soul of the city.
"...member of today's City Council -- voted for the Save Our Springs Ordinance and, it can be fairly said,..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...Save Our What?..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
"...the Circle C Land Corp., and the city, the Save Barton Creek Association decided Monday to act as a..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Curtains Closing on Stratus Deal?
The Stratus Properties development deal heads for a third and final City Council vote, just as environmental and neighborhood opponents step up demands for a referendum.
"...question for the ballot. About 20 representatives from the Save Our Springs Alliance, the Sierra Club, and various neighborhood..."

Aug. 2, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

It's A Gas, Gas, Gas For Longhorn
Looks like the Longhorn Pipeline is about to begin pumping gas.
"...by the city of Austin, two landowners, and the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District that called for a closer..."

July 26, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Imminent Harm
The city plays a high-stakes, high-risk game with Stratus Properties, while the citizens look on
"...on the challenges we all face in trying to save Barton Springs."..."

July 19, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Strange Bedfellows, Stranger Enemies
"...to Jon Beall. Beall is the president of the Save Barton Creek Association, and Goodman is an SBCA board..."

July 19, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...perhaps a free acre of impervious cover in the Barton Springs Watershed...."

July 12, 2002 News Feature

Stratus Sparks Citizen Uprising
Hundreds of citizens turn out to denounce the proposed Stratus deal.
"...as a settlement that came together through community consensus, save for a few environmental extremists. But a majority of..."

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

SOS Sues Over Stratus Plan
Stratus Properties plans to develop 1,253 acres in the Barton Springs watershed, but the Save Our Springs Alliance believes state law prohibits their lofty plans.
"...A Save Our Springs Alliance lawsuit against the city and Stratus..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Kiloh. Folks from 14 organizations, including four adjacent neighborhood associations, cast 13 votes for a northwest arm, three for..."

June 21, 2002 Column

Naked City
"...ramps and turnarounds, and building a bridge over Buttermilk Creek. Maps and other displays will be on display 6-6:30pm,..."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
"...to replace Stovy Bowlin, who resigned in November, the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District has hired Floyd Marsh, who..."

May 24, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Circular Logic
Stratus forgets to tell Circle C residents about their zoning requests.
"...the hearing. "You'd think the president of a homeowners association would have been told something about this," says Stone,..."

May 17, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

A Race for the Aquifer
"...The outcome of two contested races for the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District could recast the board's current..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...erosion. Groups that signed the letter -- including the Save Barton Creek Association and other usual suspects, but also..."

March 22, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...North University Neighborhood Association..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Column

Naked City
"...blame for the Centre's current financial travails. To help save the UK's only sanctuary for hens, check out the..."

Jan. 4, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

People vs. the Pipeline
A surprisingly small crowd turns out to demand safety guarantees from Longhorn Pipeline.
"...represents West Texas landowners and other plaintiffs suing Longhorn), Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District Board President Craig Smith, and..."

Dec. 7, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Events
"...Allandale Neighborhood Association semiannual Shoal Creek cleanup. 9-11:30am (weather permitting). Rakes and..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature

Suttle Scuttled?
Development lawyer Richard Suttle no longer finds himself on the Stratus payroll, coincidentally (?) at a time when the company tries to clean up its image.
"...company he has represented since the firm's days as Barton Creek Properties. The parting is especially interesting in light..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

FWS Approves Stratus-pheric Development
"...or endangered species. Circle C and Stratus' Lantana and Barton Creek holdings total nearly 5,000 acres of watershed property..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
News Shorts
"...The Save Barton Creek Association is sponsoring a Barton Creek greenbelt..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...get a "good" picture of me, I could have saved you the trouble and provided the photo on my..."

Sept. 21, 2001 Column

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