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"...I had the good fortune of meeting Mambo at Barton Springs. He was just recently sprung into freedom and..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Column

Naked City
News shorts
"...The Save Barton Creek Association scored a legal victory last week..."

Aug. 24, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
The Save Barton Creek Association tries to force the TNRCC to listen.
"...The Save Barton Creek Association heads to the courthouse on Wednesday..."

Aug. 10, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Mercury, Cadmium, Arsenic, Grease ...
The Fish & Wildlife Service faults the EPA for failing to protect the Barton Springs Watershed.
"...the federal government -- for diametrically opposed reasons: The Save Our Springs Alliance sought stiffer development regulations in the..."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

A Liquid Proposition
Austin's Water Quality Protection Lands are few and far between: can they do the job they are meant to do?
"...city to help preserve water quality and quantity in Barton Creek, Conrad's caution extends to more than just snakes...."

July 6, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

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A fresh melange of reader responses to our recent issues.
"...am writing as President of the Goldenwood Property Owners Association regarding Sen. Ken Armbrister's Senate Bill 1771 (the House..."

May 25, 2001 Column

Trench Warfare
Federal judge rules for LCRA on the Dripping Springs pipeline project, but the SOS lawsuit proceeds
"...requested in a lawsuit filed in December by the Save Barton Creek Association, Save Our Springs Alliance, and the..."

May 11, 2001 News Feature by Rob Curran

Naked City
The State Policy Committee overturns its earlier rejections of several progressive organizations applying for participation in the annual State Employee Charitable Campaign.
"...organizations rejected or deferred were Environmental Defense, Public Citizen, Save Barton Creek Association, the SEED Coalition, the Sierra Club..."

May 11, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Rick Green and Ken Armbrister push a flurry of bills creating special water and development districts -- including the reviled, though much-revised, "Bradley bill" -- through their respective chambers at the Legislature.
"...Local and Consent Calendar over rising objections from the Save Our Springs Alliance, Hays County Water Planning Partnership, and..."

May 4, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Capitol Chronicle
Charity Ends at Home
"...Texas Family Planning Association..."

April 13, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
The State Policy Committee Politically Purges the State Employees' Charitable Campaign
"...of Texas were rejected, including Environmental Defense, Public Citizen, Save Barton Creek Association, the SEED Coalition, and the Sierra..."

April 13, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
The Inside Deal
"...council written by Bill Bunch, general counsel for the Save Our Springs Alliance. And on Tuesday, the Save Barton..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Bygone Buildings
Right in the booming heart of Austin, folks can still find evidence of times past. Devin Greaney explores some of Austin's abandoned haunts.
"...have our fair share of landmarks. But what gets saved -- and how it gets saved -- is relatively..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Devin Greaney

Naked City
Vignette's incentive package to move downtown wins easy approval; East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Plan moves forward despite loud and lengthy protests.
"...Smart Growth. Downtown revitalization. Cleaning up Waller Creek. The City Council had an early Christmas on Thursday..."

Dec. 22, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Public Notice
We're gearing up for the holiday home stretch. Time to get those Wish Lists in and serve some good causes, all at the same time. Our list of public service opportunities still brims for you.
"...Support an Austin landmark! Barton Springs Still Needs You to Protect Her. This holiday..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice
Take a break from the holiday Hades and serve a good cause. Our chock-full list of this week's is brimming over with opportunities waiting for you.
"...an Austin landmark and get the word out that Barton Springs Still Needs You to Protect Her. This holiday..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

The Art of the Deal
City Coucil wants to cut a deal with Stratus Properties on the Barton Creek properties because they think House Bill 1704 gives them no other option.
"...Coming soon to the Barton Springs watershed ... Plano, Texas!..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

If You Can't Stand the Heat ...
Republican Jill Warren is behind in the polls and going negative on her Democratic opponent Ann Kitchen, in the race for House District 48 in Travis County.
"...Austin green movement and a major player in the Save Our Springs Coalition. This is not to suggest that..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Jackie, Oh!
"It's been a long time since a woman was mayor," Jackie Goodman mused the other day.
"...community believe that Goodman, a former president of the Save Barton Creek Association -- sometimes scornfully referred to as..."

Sept. 29, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Wynning Formula?
Freshman council member Will Wynn allies himself with Watson's majority faction.
"...players, including both the Downtown Austin Alliance and the Save Barton Creek Association. He's good at speeches, he's got..."

Sept. 29, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Gary Bradley presented his latest land-swap deal to the Save Barton Creek Association this week and received mixed reviews from environmentalists, many of whom are wary of trusting the megadeveloper.
"...on the first floor," Bradley told a gathering of Save Barton Creek Association (SBCA) members Monday night. So Bradley..."

Aug. 18, 2000 News Feature

Naked City
SOS sues the EPA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to do enough to prevent runoff pollution from despoiling Barton Springs.
"...say the "check here if you won't endanger the Barton Springs Salamander" approach to pollution prevention will no longer..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Naked City
Statesman ignores Bill Bunch as part of its SOS history; Mary Arnold, Whole Foods and Lee Walker honored for their SOS dedication; the Austin Police Association's mailers for Rafael Quintanilla never got mailed; Mayor Kirk Watson will lay out his transportation vision.
"...Council's rebuff of Jim Bob Moffett's proposed megadevelopment on Barton Creek. The all-night hearing ignited a grassroots-powered movement that..."

June 9, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

High and Dry
LCRA Approves Controversial Pipeline to Dripping Springs
"...least one faction of the environmental community -- the Save Barton Creek Association (SBCA) -- and they jointly announced..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Signed and Sealed
With Bradley Out of the Way, Council Turns Attention to Stratus
"...March 9.) The pro-settlement side, which notably included the Save Barton Creek Association, the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District..."

March 31, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Land Lock
from east to west, land use a hot topic
"...SOS chair Robin Rather and vice chair Mary Arnold, Save Barton Creek Association's George Cofer, and outside city attorney..."

March 24, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Going, Going, Gone?
Gary Bradley agrees to sell 1,000 acres of land to the city
"...Do you really want to save your springs, Austin? If so, it's time to take..."

March 17, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Down to the Wire
SOS, Bradley, and the city try to work out their differences and come to an agreement they all can live with on the Bradley Settlement.
"...listened to their concerns. Among those concerns is what Save Our Springs Board Chair Robin Rather has called one..."

March 10, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
Hays County environmentalists and other area residents applaud a recent LCRA decision to delay building a water pipeline to Dripping Springs until an Environmental Impact Statement can be completed.
"...promoting new development, and its effect on the endangered Barton Springs Salamander...."

Jan. 7, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

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Our readers talk back.
"...in 1990 during the famous all-night public hearings on Barton Springs, Jim Bob Moffett (CEO Freeport-McMoRan) had to be..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Column

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