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The Texas Hammer: Save Our Springs (If They’ll Let Us)
Austin's environmental values are in perennial conflict with the legislators
"...to preserve the water quality of its iconic Barton Springs versus the Legislat­ure's desire to undermine any regulations that..."

March 17, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Save Our Springs Chiefs Savage Shade
Barton Springs activists, former mayor and state rep criticize Shade comments
"...her side, now she seems to have added some Save Our Springs heft to her attempt to stave off..."

April 28, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Before Save Our Springs ...
Big events in Austin's enviro history, pre-SOS
"..."Environmental councilman" Lowell Lebermann helps establish Office of Environmental Resources Manage­ment (putting environmental considerations into the zoning process) and..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Save Our Springs Anniversary
August 2, 2012. 18 Photos
"..."Barton Springs Eternal" was the rallying cry of the early Nineties...."

Aug. 2, 2012 Photo Gallery

Save Our Speck Alliance
Larry Speck is the main architect of the Hill Country Galleria. He's also a member of the Save Our Springs Alliance board, which opposes the Galleria. This is what you call, "walking the tightrope."
"...By all accounts, the Save Our Springs Alliance considered Larry Speck one of its..."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

The Battle for Barton Springs: A Brief Timeline
Twenty years of progress
"...Aquifer begin to threaten the Central Texas water that nourishes Barton Springs...."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Save as We Pave?
The latest trend in environmentally sensitive planning tiptoes into Travis County
"...500-acre ranch could become both – letting us have our natural open space and build on it, too?..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Barton Springs Reopens, With Great Pleasure
The Statesman-spawned toxics crisis is finally over, but threats to Austin water quality remain.
"...federal health agencies that no, the water in Barton Springs Pool is not liquid cancer, City Manager Toby Futrell..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Then There's This: Showdown at the Springs
Is the pool's south side in need of a makeover?
"...The decades-long battle over the Springs has moved to the south side – that is,..."

July 6, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

The Pain of Change at the Springs
Debate centers on a paved parking lot and pathway to the pool's south side
"...It's hardly a secret that making changes to Barton Springs Pool is no easy task. For context – repairs..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

AMD Tricks Won't Protect Springs
"...coverage of the proposed AMD move into the Barton Springs Watershed [“Point Austin,” News, Dec. 30]. While the Statesman..."

Jan. 4, 2006 Postmarks

Can't We Preserve Our Preserves?
"...for new toll roads in the Barton Creek, Barton Springs, and Edwards Aquifer watersheds? That's the question we asked..."

Sept. 27, 2006 Postmarks

Groups Plan To Sue To Save Salamander
WTP4 threatens survival of the Jollyville Plateau Salamander, eco groups charge
"...The Center for Biological Diversity and the Save Our Springs Alliance notified the U.S. Fish & Wildlife..."

Jan. 13, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

Another Springs/Aquifer Development Fight
Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District finds itself on wrong side of environmental fight as its board continues determining whether it should build new headquarters on donated parcel inside aquifer recharge zone
"...The Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District finds itself on the wrong side..."

July 6, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Then There's This: Overlooking the Springs
A planned subdivision and code conflict spawn enviro headache
"...staff – is the potential environmental risk to Barton Springs. The property sits on a sharp slope leading directly..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

Use Common Sense With Springs
"...Dear Nick and Louis, Our safety is at risk. Therefore, the solution is obvious:..."

May 5, 2009 Postmarks

Our Groovy Capitalistic Council
Keep Austin Corporate, dude; and, a firefight breaks out between Martinez and McCracken
"...of the World! The red, Republican tide breaks on our blue shores; man – just look at how cool..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City vs. Statesman: Futrell Comes Out Swinging at the Springs
City and state experts contest the Statesman's hair-raising allegations of toxic pollution at Barton Springs.
"...A shimmering Barton Springs Pool created an incongruous backdrop to a somber press..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Barton Springs Pool Doesn't Need Renovation
"...Dear Editor, As someone who swims at Barton Springs Pool every day and cares for preserving its natural..."

Oct. 17, 2012 Postmarks

Council Should Do the Right Thing for Barton Springs
"...Jeremiah Venture spray irrigation of sewage on the Barton Springs recharge zone and the city legal's last-minute push to..."

Oct. 9, 2012 Postmarks

Who's Polluting Barton Springs?
"...track down and expose the biggest polluters of Barton Springs as part of an overall plan to clean up..."

May 31, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Saving Our Salamander
"...It's back to square one for the Save Our Springs Alliance and two federal agencies charged with..."

Dec. 21, 2001 News Feature

PBS Dips Into Barton Springs
'NOW' news magazine on the Gary Bradley development wars
"...doc about Gary Bradley's plans to develop over Barton Springs Aquifer. Featuring extensive interviews with Bradley and his cabal,..."

June 15, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Shape Our Future
"...million people in the next 20-40 years? The Shape Our Future Coalition wants to make sure your voice is..."

Oct. 7, 2003 Postmarks

Leff Peeved on Perceived Springs Paving
What does the ecological matters at Council today bode for the 2008 Mayoral election?
"...Price's Statesman article regarding Lee Leffingwell's reworking of the Save Our Springs ordinance. From the lede on down ("A..."

Aug. 9, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

No Pity for Our City, Our Choice
The Shortest Slam-dunker
"...to grant them a place on the ballot. By court order, the council already had its hands tied on..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Austin's Pool System Will Collapse If We Don't Save It
Shall we dive in?
"...Council passed a resolution to begin a process to save those pools, and last November that manifested in the..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Two Years Gone – How Many Left to Save the Planet?
This Earth Day, urgent evidence of global warming should kick the Austin Climate Protection Plan into higher gear
"...Jake Stewart, manager of the Austin Climate Protection Program, our conversation about reducing local greenhouse-gas emissions is suddenly drowned..."

April 17, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Our Murals, Ourselves
"...was erected in 1950 by then-University of Texas professor Seymour Fogel, whose credits included an apprenticeship with the great..."

Sept. 4, 1998 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

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