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Austin Environmental Board Chair Dies
Mary Gay Maxwell was 78
"...Mary Gay Maxwell, the chair of the city’s Environmental Board, is dead at age 78 after a head-on..."

March 31, 2016 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Environmental Leaders Against WTP4
"...a letter to City Council from several of Austin's environmental leaders, urging them to change course on building Water..."

Dec. 5, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Environmental Cage Match
After a history of pulling its punches, is EPA finally forcing TCEQ to clean up the Texas air?
"...by what she discovered about the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the state agency responsible for enforcing the Clean..."

May 28, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Killer Green Information Environmental BBSs
BBS Basics
"...simple information: name, address, phone number, birth date, etc. Environmental BBSs In order to list BBSs that had environment-related..."

April 28, 1995 News Feature by R.U. Steinberg

Top 10 Environmental Stories
An oil spill and a water treatment plant top the list
"...No. 4 dominated the year's enviro debates, with most environmental groups opposed to the project as unnecessary and wasteful..."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Wal-Mart Construction Request Stalled Due to Environmental Concerns
The Environmental Board has shuffled a request for Wal-Mart to the Bull Creek Watershed subcommittee
"...The Environmental Board – leery of another controversy over a Wal-Mart..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Top 10 Environmental Stories
Local environmental news wasn't all bad this year
"...at Commissioners Court reactivating the project, and Council and environmental advocates looking for new ways to delay or prevent..."

Jan. 2, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Knee-Jerk Environmental Activism
"...Dear Editor, Recently a consortium of environmental groups and activists launched a campaign against power plants..."

July 31, 2007 Postmarks

Top 10 Environmental Stories
Drought, wildfires, and more WTP4
"...on Coal Enviros and public health advocates celebrated the Environmental Protection Agency's new safeguards to limit mercury pollution from..."

Jan. 6, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

Top 10 Environmental Stories
We've only got one planet
"...happy warrior at the Capitol and City Hall for environmental protection, renewable energy, and political reform...."

Dec. 30, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Top 10 Environmental Stories
The state dealt with a drought as the city took on some prickly issues
"...construction projects to start anew under older, less stringent environmental regs...."

Jan. 3, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

City Needs Stronger Environmental Ethic
"...implementation. First, many city field employees don't have an environmental ethic and needlessly idle vehicles and leaf blowers and..."

April 23, 2008 Postmarks

Time to Put a Stop to Environmental Atrocities
"...the former future Villa Muse site. As the self-appointed environmental watchdog of the rural east, perhaps he would like..."

March 7, 2008 Postmarks

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Promotes Air Pollution
State regulator barely even tries to hold industry accountable, advocates say
"...The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has long been viewed as captive to the..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Environmental Defenders
Tom "Smitty" Smith's retirement gives way to Adrian Shelley's arrival
"...tireless and effective work on behalf of clean energy, environmental protection, and government ethics reform ("The Man in the..."

Feb. 10, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Millions Spent Just to Circumvent Environmental Impact Studies
"...spent for no other reason than to circumvent federal environmental impact studies on a roadway project that is designed..."

March 25, 2014 Postmarks

Environmental Storytelling
Two SXSW Eco panels, one 'Inconvenient Truth,' and unlimited possibilities for human stories inspiring green change
"...it's really important to put a human face on environmental problems and solutions." Citing the example of Sarah Silverman's..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Top 10 Environmental Stories
"...burned in 2008 thanks to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's Texas Low Emission Diesel Program, introduced in 2005..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Environmental Concerns About Cravey
"...Robin Cravey, "has a long track record as an environmental activist (most recently on the Barton Springs Master Plan),..."

April 27, 2008 Postmarks

Good Environmental Practices Increase Value
"...2833 ["The Lege v. Austin," News, May 27]. Good environmental practices increase property values. Property rights are important, but..."

June 1, 2005 Postmarks

'Leading Voice for Environmental Protection'
"...decades – that of being the leading voice for environmental protection in America." Urbanized preservationists, extreme eco-feminists, haters of..."

Jan. 25, 2005 Postmarks

Top 10 Environmental Stories
Save Our Springs' anniversary, Al Armendariz's move, and the bag ban

Jan. 4, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

Lege's Environmental Report Card
Most of Austin's delegation fares well on scorecard
"...Texas Legislature this year is the sheer volume of environmental legislation considered and the surprising amount of good bills..."

Aug. 12, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Those Environmental 'Extremists' Who Worried About Shrinking Wetlands, Overbuilding, Inadequate Zoning, Eroding Coastlines, Etc. Well They'll Screw Up the Reconstruction as Well!
"...2]? The only people I mentioned at all were environmental extremists, and the fact that they will indeed file..."

Sept. 6, 2005 Postmarks

Top 10 Environmental Stories

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Environmental Groups Sue Shell Oil Company

Jan. 10, 2008 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Preserving a 'Special Kind of Place'
Scott Swearingen on the ‘environmental city’
"...with Scott Swearingen to talk about his new book, Environmental City: People, Place, Politics, and the Meaning of Austin...."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Written in Stone
UT's Jim Bob Moffett and Freeport-McMoRan ride a new wave of allegations of business as usual: exploitation, cronyism, and environmental devastation
"...there's a building named after one of the worst environmental desperadoes of the modern era. His name is James..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Earth Days
Directed with a flawless eye and judicious craft, this documentary is an informative and nonpolemic look at the birth of the modern environmental movement.
"...and nonpolemic look at the birth of the modern environmental movement and its various offshoots and key players, Earth..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin's Political Ecosystem
Swearingen's Environmental City tells the inner history of city politics
"...aspirations and more formidable villains – are recounted in Environmental City: People, Place, Politics, and the Meaning of Modern..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

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