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Three-Eyed Fish Alert! Texas No. 1 in Power Plant, Mercury Emissions
Toxin linked to birth defects
"...after the release of a new report by the Texas Public Interest Research Group titled "Made in the U.S.A.,"..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Texas: One Dirty, Dirty State
"...The U.S. Public Interest Research Group has documented with statistics what many..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Public Citizen Tom “Smitty” Smith Looks Back on a Life Well Lived
The man in the white hat's relentless hard work and willed optimism
"...The appearance of Public Citizen Execu­tive Director Tom Smith at the November meeting..."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Texas Faith and Freedom
Samantha Smoot recounts her work with the Texas Freedom Network
"...Samantha Smoot, executive director of the Texas Freedom Network since 1998, recently announced her resignation, effective..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Travis County Revisits Creating Public Defenders’ Office
Legal panel ponders questions pondered many times before
"...“conversation” about the possibility of creating a Travis County Public Defenders’ Office, the myriad stakeholders still want to make..."

April 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Texas Takes on the World
A coming-out party for Texas olive oil
"...When the invitation to judge at the first Texas Olive Oil Tasting & Contest – Texas vs. the..."

March 25, 2011 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Texas Justice
Book on Texas' Death Row Presents Just the Facts
"...If you live in Texas this October, you no longer have to wait until..."

Oct. 20, 2000 News Feature by Dick Holland

Texas Book Festival
Festival Roundup
"...Where: North side of Texas State Capitol (indoors and outdoors)..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Books Feature

Support Remains for a Travis County Public Defenders' Office
Local judges, community leaders on what needs to happen to create a new office
"...Monday night's Carver Library forum, sponsored by local Democratic groups, stakeholders still want to work toward a Travis County..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
More than 1,000 deaths a year from polluting power plants, report claims
"...More than 23,000 deaths nationwide, 1,160 in Texas alone. More than 38,000 heart attacks. An average decreased..."

June 18, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Dangerous Toys This Holiday Season
Is that fidget spinner really a killing machine?
"...Antonio), devoted primarily to a joint effort with the Texas Public Interest Research Group publicizing their 32nd annual “Trouble..."

Nov. 27, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Point Austin: The Bottom Line on Health Care
Congress needs to act for universal health care
"...that subject, consult the report just released by the Texas Public Interest Research Group's Larry McNeely, "The Small Business..."

July 31, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Alliance for a Clean Texas says lawmakers can create one
"...The Alliance for a Clean Texas, a broad statewide environmental coalition, met Tuesday at the..."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week: "Alcohol and public policy do not mix well." – Minnesota state Senate..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...according to an Oct. 13-16 CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll. But Republicans still cling tightly to their illusions, with 84% approving.Naked..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature

Advocacy Groups Call Proposed EPA Rule Changes Dangerous
White House-backed changes would drastically alter the requirements for reporting releases of dangerous chemicals
"...decrease the paperwork burden on small businesses, but environmental groups, first responders, and health advocates are livid, claiming the..."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Enviro group criticizes USDA for lax oversight of food supply
"...At East Austin's Boggy Creek Farm Tuesday morning, Texas Public Interest Research Group released a new report, "Raising..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
The state auditor does its job, the state enviro agency doesn't. Guess who gets the governor's goat?
"...Office released a report in December showing that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality does a poor job of..."

Jan. 2, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Politics Gift Guide
Let the Chronicle News staff stuff your stockings this year
"...some private help – you can donate online at www.texasgovernorsmansion.org. Depending on election results, completion may not be done..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...resigned Nov. 1 to become a telecommunications lobbyist. Dellionaire Republican Ben Bentzin, who lost a challenge to state Sen...."

Dec. 2, 2005 News Feature

Reports Detail Threats to National Wildlife Refuges
Energy exploration endangers refuges, including ones in Texas
"...Park (Colorado), Buenos Aires (Arizona), Florida Panther (Florida), McFaddin (Texas), Mingo (Missouri), Moapa Valley (Nevada), Oyster Bay (New York),..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• Also at press time, anti-smoking activist group O2nward Austin submitted 48,000 petition signatures to put an..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Clean-energy firms caught in crossfire over federal energy bill
"...our company in a position where we hear both Republican and Democrat support in Washington for these production tax..."

March 26, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Lege Notes
Odds and ends – mostly odds – from beneath the pink granite dome
"...moderate enough to win some support from both rural Republican senators and the education community. Still, as Sen. Robert..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Column

Back to the Trenches
AMD tightens its hold on Lantana – and the enviro opposition digs in
"...of expansions, opening a new factory in Germany, a research center in South Korea, and a new venture in..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Enviro groups call for more, not fewer, limits on power plant emissions
"...The mercury is rising in Texas, but not only in your thermometer. At the Oasis..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...courtroom. This is not going to detract from the Republican agenda." – DeLay spokesman Kevin Madden, referring to Travis..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• As President Bush cut short his latest Texas vacation to "monitor the relief effort" in Washington, peace..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Review Panel will meet Monday, Oct. 31, to hear public comment concerning the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Daniel..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature

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