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TCEQ, EPA Air Grievances
Austin could fail air-quality standards; TCEQ could fail EPA standards
"...according to projections shared by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at a June 15 public meeting in Austin...."

June 18, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Austin@COP15
Local participants, activists in Denmark for U.N. climate summit
"...associate professor Camille Parme­san, activist and former Austin Climate Protection Program Manager Jake Stewart, and EnviroMedia principals Kevin Tuerff..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...• Maverick U.S. Rep. Ron Paul formally declared his candidacy for presidency..."

March 16, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of the Week "Why do you ask me these questions at 5 o'clock?" – Silvestre Reyes, D-El Paso and..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
EPA reviews Clean Air Act new emissions policy for Bush Administration
"...Citizens who wish to comment on the Environmental Protection Agency's pending reconsideration of the "New Source Review"..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Natural Selection
Responding to market demands and consumer pressure, Whole Foods decides to banish genetically modified ingredients from its store-brand product lines.
"...their impacts. Shoppers are concerned that many genetically engineered substances, found in an astonishing multitude of processed goods, may..."

Jan. 28, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Perry Wears Egg
Agriculture Commissioner Takes It on the Chin
"...The armyworm disaster has been particularly embarrassing for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which provided a quarter of TBWEF's..."

Nov. 3, 1995 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...Mobility Bond Gets Thumbs-Up For what it's worth, somebody outside Austin likes our new approach to transportation. New York..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

The Hightower Report
A CEO Perk for Perks; Why Not 'Drink Local'?
"...government, you see, counts free jet rides, company-paid country-club dues, and other executive perks as extra compensation, which, therefore,..."

April 18, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

'Arf Arf' ... or Is It 'Barf Barf'?
Beverage company unveils bottled water for dogs
"...water, but are weaker for some microbial contaminants. The U.S. Food and Drug Admini­stra­tion, which regulates bottled water at..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Naked City
"...of houses (or visible from the community's private golf course) enforced. While it is a tad ironic Kirchenbauer played..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...– Democratic consultant Kelly Fero on why Democrats in Tuesday's special election took 60% of the votes in a..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Final arguments in the redistricting trial are slated for Tuesday morning; on Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice gave..."

Dec. 26, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Austin and the surrounding cities and counties still have a long way to go before they reach an agreement on reducing ozone emissions that everyone can live with.
"...the most common of which is ozone (O3). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has two ozone standards, the one-hour..."

April 20, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Global Warming
By the numbers
"...of 10 startling global warming facts was compiled by Environmental Defense.1 Rank of 2006 among hottest years on record..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature

Freeport & Grasberg: A Chronology
"...1936: Dutch explorer-geologist Jean Jacques Dozy discovers Ertsberg (Dutch..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Personal Freedom?
"...More than 60 known carcinogens have been identified in environmental tobacco smoke. There are strict standards as to what..."

April 15, 2005 Postmarks

Naked City
The state attains EPA standards for fine particle pollution – for what it's worth
"...Dec. 17 saw the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's initial release of fine particle pollution..."

Dec. 31, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Road Block
"...A recent U.S. Court of Appeals ruling on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)..."

June 11, 1999 News Feature

The Last Don
Bob Bullock: The Crusty Boss of Texas Politics
"...Writing about Bob Bullock bears an unnerving resemblance to..."

Jan. 31, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Fairness, Consistency, Safety
Rosemary Lehmberg defends her record
"...office, one of my priorities was that state court environmental prosecutions were sporadic, and the feds were cutting back..."

Jan. 20, 2012 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and
"...22, to ensure ample opportunity for everyone to ask questions and have their say. The exchange, moderated by community..."

Feb. 19, 2010 News Feature

Naked City
"...assistant city manager position at his inaugural council meeting Thursday, Feb. 28, signaling a city management reorganization. Like Ott,..."

March 7, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week: "For me, this has been..."

May 14, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Endorses EPA Emissions Rule
Supporters hope to set precedent for Texas
"...City Council passed a resolution in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's recently proposed carbon rule, staying in..."

June 27, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

The Hightower Report
Budgeting Room for Ignorance; and Shocking: Fed-Up Voters
"...from the basic rights of workers to our crucial environmental protections...."

July 8, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...until 7pm Friday to vote early; if not, then Tuesday, Nov. 7 (that would be Election Day), is your..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week"I love this city. I've been..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Smell of Victory Eludes Northeast Landfill Neighbors
Northeast Travis County residents decry slow pace of enforcement, regulation of their neighbor landfills
"...Austin Community Landfill, and its next-door neighbor Browning-Ferris Industries' Sunset Farms landfill, have steadily heightened since the odors began..."

Nov. 29, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Amherst and Adelphi streets in North Austin, at 7pm Tuesday, May 12, to discuss the city budget and the..."

May 8, 1998 News Feature

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