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Chain-Saw Frenzy
Fear of a Springs PARD massacre is about trust as well as trees
"...down 28 to 30 big, beloved trees surrounding Barton Springs Pool. The assessment of the trees' health had been..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
The SOS Alliance files a federal court challenge against the EPA
"...Austin's canary in the coal mine – the Barton Springs salamander – are in jeopardy because the U.S. Environmental..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

High and Dry
LCRA Approves Controversial Pipeline to Dripping Springs
" plan to accompany its water pipeline to Dripping Springs. But LCRA officials and the authority's board offered a..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Naked City
The Hays Co. suburb takes a two-month break to get its land-use act together
"...two years too late, but the city of Dripping Springs is putting the brakes on development to give the..."

March 19, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Land for Water
The city is asking voters to send more money to a little-known program that protects Barton Springs
"...utility's Wat­er Quality Protection Lands – namely that Barton Springs, 20 miles away, depends on these city-owned properties full..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Making Waves
Barton Springs Pool in line for a fixer-upper
" devoted to an ambitious master plan for Barton Springs Pool states that the project's goal is to return..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Matter Over Mind
The proposed Cypress Realty Development in Dripping Springs
" Starting a new community is not like starting your own band. Plans for the big move were crafted..."

Sept. 21, 2001 News Feature by Rob Curran

Salamander Setback
Endangered Listing Could Sink Barton Springs Pool
" any good story. Both abounded in Sam Sparks' courtroom last week...."

June 12, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Before the Flood
In the struggle between local environmentalists and developers, Laura Dunn's documentary reminds us, Barton Springs was only the beginning
"...ecological, and economic – from the battle over Barton Springs to the suburbanization of Hutto. With its high-definition cinematography..."

March 9, 2007 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: The Toxic Agenda
The Statesman's sensational report on Barton Springs is much less than meets the eye.
"...inches to the stories, graphics, and editorials in its Barton-Springs-is-poisoned package, in which the Statesman compares Austin's favorite urban..."

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

Multimedia Plunge
Barton Springs to Life on New CD-ROM
", what could be harder to capture than Barton Springs? For people interested in Austin's most famous swimming spot,..."

Dec. 5, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has abandoned its job of protecting the salamander's aquatic environment, says alliance in intention-to-sue letter
"...Service has abandoned its job of protecting the Barton Springs salamander's aquatic environment. So says the Save Our Springs..."

June 10, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
A Regional Aquifer Alliance
" to protect the Edwards Aquifer -- the sole source of drinking water for an estimated 1.5 million people..."

March 7, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

APD Is Enforcing the Doggone Spillway Ban
Police and Parks Department crack down on hot spot for dogs and swimmers
"...When David Thornberry arrived at the Barton Springs spillway with his two dogs, Ranger and Skip-Bo, on..."

Aug. 4, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

The Daily Hustle: 10/28/10 (Updated)
Green roofs and water plants at City Council
"...Update: We had our suspicions, looking at the City Council agenda, that there..."

Oct. 28, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 1/20/11
Campaign cash comes in by the bundle
"...thousands of dollars from mega-bundler David Armbrust, we had our work cut out for us...."

Jan. 20, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

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

True Love and Lawsuits in the Wedding Capital of Texas
'Til death do us party
"...Staci bought a 10.8-acre plot just outside of Dripping Springs, in a development protected by residential-only deed restrictions. Their..."

April 27, 2018 News Feature by Kate Groetzinger

Back to the Trenches
AMD tightens its hold on Lantana – and the enviro opposition digs in
"...put, AMD's plan to lay stakes in the Barton Springs watershed has reignited an old, ugly development fight, pitting..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Breaking stories from Austin and beyond
"...inside view on the chaos in the "Coalition," see our Web extra: "Fables of the Reconstruction."..."

April 23, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Daniel Rocha Headlines• At press time, the Texas Supreme Court delivered an eagerly anticipated but mixed ruling on school..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature

Oh No, It's Mr. Bill!
Do Bill Bunch's Tactics Hurt the Springs He Loves?
"...faces daily, surely when he's sitting on the Barton Springs hillside, as he often does, overlooking the once-immaculate showpiece..."

Oct. 18, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Ending the Water War
What if enviros and the city partnered on water conservation?
"...and rain barrels, free irrigation-system audits, and more. Of course, neither these voluntary programs nor the informative brochures will..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Cease-Fire Ends in Southwest Road Wars
Environmentalists charge that Daugherty has been working backroom deals for southwest roads
"...put him at odds with groups such as the Save Our Springs Alliance and Hill Country Alliance. Still, Daugherty..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Naked City
"...relief as Temple-Inland abandoned its quest to bust the Save Our Springs Ordinance and expand its headquarters over the..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...ratepayers a discount on their energy bills -- that our electric utility staffers were pushing the commission to sign..."

Nov. 29, 1996 News Feature

There's Something About Mary
Mary arnold gets down to brass tacks on bradley deal
"...Arnold knows things. Currently the vice chair of the Save Our Springs Alliance (SOSA) board of directors, Arnold has..."

March 10, 2000 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

A Watershed Year?
" tract of land among many in the Barton Springs watershed that is slated for development. But the controversy..."

Feb. 6, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Preserving a 'Special Kind of Place'
Scott Swearingen on the ‘environmental city’
"...and the Meaning of Austin. Below are excerpts from our conversation...."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the district hopes to instill "touchstone character skills": caring, courage, fairness, honesty, integrity, etc., etc. No word if the..."

April 1, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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