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Mitigation Goes Nowhere
Both developers and enviros shoot down staff's new ideas for aquifer development
"...A proposed mitigation policy that sought to please both sides in the..."

May 28, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Environment: Adaptation and Mitigation
A few early bills promise environmental action – good and bad
"...standards and review, and proposes "environmental benefit agreements" for mitigation...."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Turning Point
Relations on the Mend
"...November, S.O.S. representatives failed to effectively refute the Forum's pro-mitigation arguments, and came out looking like the head-in-the-sand anti-growthers..."

Feb. 19, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff

As Austin Grows, So Does the Risk of Flood
Forget the 100-year storms. City flooding happens all the time, often right in your backyard.
"...(pits designed to temporarily counteract runoff); and other flood mitigation improvements. (Such efforts were detailed in the first issue..."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Gasoline Alley
The proposed Longhorn Pipeline fuels debate because of its proximity to South Austin neighborhoods, schools, and Edwards Aquifer.
"...tests on the pipeline were conducted properly, whether the mitigation measures are sound, and whether enough consideration was given..."

Nov. 19, 1999 News Feature by Mike Jasper

Adapt or Fry: UT Climate Adaptation Symposium
Forum focuses on local solutions to climate change
"...the Nineties, most of the corrective action focused on mitigation – either through reducing greenhouse gas emissions or removing..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Washout
Back to the Forum
"...until councilmembers could discuss and approve the city's new mitigation policy for impervious cover, which was prompted by the..."

Jan. 22, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

Keeping Austin Wild
As the population swells, officials and activists look for ways to preserve open space
"...part of the suit, the plaintiffs are pushing for mitigation funds to buy open spaces – an innovative strategy..."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Road Show
watson goes to washington to talk transportation; city backs off of terrace pud money, no settlement yet with gary bradley, city may step in to stop expansion of hyde park baptist church, council to consider retail space at csc.
"...by agreeing to spend $530,000 on 58 acres of mitigation land). Did the council facilitate the building of a..."

Jan. 28, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Green Stormwater Infrastructure
Green Stormwater Infrastructure: only half the battle
"...with acupuncture, but some former members of the Flood Mitigation Task Force fear that City Council's Green Stormwater Infra­struc­ture..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Benign Growth?
The State of Affairs
"...Officials are hoping that approval of the mitigation policy will result in -- in the words of..."

April 16, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

Tunnel Vision
TxDOT Sees No Evil in Williamson Creek Tunnel
"...and eventually came up with a proposal for a mitigation program to protect the creek and McKinney Falls State..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Travis and Hays counties Team Up for Flood Prevention
Two counties are better than one
"...approved an interlocal agreement (ILA) to help handle flood mitigation efforts with Hays County. There'd been a push from..."

May 5, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Playback – Agents of Change: Downtown Clubs vs. Downtown Hotels
Can clubs and hotels coexist in Downtown Austin?
"..."Sound mitigation was discussed before they even broke ground, and they..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Naked City
"...it goes – the company agreed to an environmental mitigation plan that involved an in-line inspection after three months..."

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Naked City
Race and APD, and so much more, for City Hall this week
"...resolution directing City Manager Toby Futrell to "develop a mitigation plan for the Barton Springs Zone to allow development..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Sitting in Limbo
Upholding Tradition
"...Zone. The sections still under dispute are a voluntary mitigation program for grandfathered developments, and a "go forward" mitigation..."

May 7, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

Pease Park Before the Flood
Preventing natural disaster when a 140-year-old statute stands in the way
"...because the initial funding request for the $900,000 flood mitigation study prioritized a 1991 Army Corps of Engineers survey..."

April 7, 2017 News Feature by Caleb Pritchard

Grove at Shoal Creek Inches Forward
Council to finally consider contentious zoning case
"...and office uses, traffic, parkland designation, flood retention and mitigation, and much, much more...."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Smog Alert
The EPA considers tightening standard for ground-level ozone
"...unclear whether many people act on such information. Direct mitigation of O3 – which is generated by the reaction..."

March 13, 2015 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Arnold Prieto Scheduled to Be First to Die in 2015
"..."drug use and possible addiction would be grounds for mitigation." That, compounded with other questions, had the jury at..."

Jan. 16, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

SH 45: The Road to Commissioners Court?
Karen Huber and Gerald Daugherty face off over a highway in southwestern Travis County
"...Beyond that question, mitigation costs for the project could be astronomical. The SH..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Board is the next stop for Austin's proposed new "mitigation policy" to guide the City Council as it swings..."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Temple-Inland Reads the Writing on the Wall
The Fortune 500 firm abandons its SOS-busting, job-boosting plans
"...would have allowed for the expansion in exchange for mitigation dollars to acquire other watershed properties. "We were very..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

For Lowe's, A Win's a Win
Lowe's and the city cut a deal over the aquifer.
"...city; the home improvement giant added nearly $400,000 in mitigation money, bringing to $1 million the amount they're willing..."

Dec. 19, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Council Watch
Council considers issues ranging from the Seaholm Power Plant, to the Gotham condominium project, to Southpark Meadows.
"...SOS-level impervious cover limits, likely through the use of mitigation, or the "clustering" of impervious cover in one area..."

Nov. 19, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Coal Hard Cash
Alcoa has applied for a mining application in Elgin, near Austin.
"...under the regulation of the Railroad Commission, which requires mitigation of damaged wells. Water pumped beyond mining requirements is..."

Sept. 3, 1999 News Feature

Postmarks
"...Thanks for bringing up the environmental "mitigation" issue in the Chronicle...."

Feb. 26, 1999 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...the creek, but who should have to pay for mitigation measures. The city drainage utility has allotted about $600,000..."

Oct. 31, 1997 News Feature

Chronicle Endorsements: City Propositions
Up or down, yes or no
"...Rec funding (C). The more functional Props – Flood Mitigation/Open Space (D), Public Safety (F), and Trans­por­ta­tion Infrastructure (G)..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

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