After 10 years of organizing for the closure of the Pure Castings industrial metal foundry in east Austin, PODER (People Organized In Defense of Earth and her Resources) announced last weekend that the facility has officially relocated to Lockhart, Texas.   PODER had long raised concerns about the facility because of its proximity...

The debate and discussion around CodeNEXT heated up this week as community and environmental leaders held press conferences and rallies to share their opinions on the city's controversial effort to rewrite its land development code. (As a reminder, CodeNEXT is the city’s effort to rewrite its land development code,...