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Written by Guest (not verified) on Dec 13 2018 - 9:23pm
Ding, dong, Dirty Deely is dead! Come out and celebrate the closure of San Antonio's oldest, dirtiest coal plant and the amazing community leaders who were critical in making it happen. Join Climate Action SA and our dozens of member organizations to celebrate this amazing moment. Come ready to eat, drink, and make merry with the sounds of The Indigenauts and Los Nahuatlatos!
Written by Don Mathis on Jan 20 2017 - 10:06pm
Renovations of the Elmendorf Lake Park Improvements Project, approved by voters in 2012, was celebrated Jan 21 at 10:30 a.m.    Jeff Tyler, an engineer with the San Antonio River Authority (SARA), described some of the new features at the park.   “The main goal was to get the community close to water,” Tyler said. “New amenities include a floating dock and picnic areas overlooking the lake.”  
Written by Katie Nickas on Jul 5 2016 - 4:37pm
Enforcing San Antonio’s new anti-idling ordinance could contribute to a 20 to 25 percent cut in ozone and mean easier breathing for everyone.
Written by Katie Nickas on Apr 7 2016 - 6:17pm
Air quality is always on San Antonio’s radar, but for the attendees at the Regional Air Quality Strategy Session at Eco Centro April 5, it’s an urgent call to action.
Written by southwest work… on Aug 25 2014 - 2:07pm
Join District 4 Councilman Ray Saldana, Southwest Workers Union, and South San ISD as community celebrates decreased industrial truck traffic in the Quintana Road neighborhood.  Six months after community members blocked traffic to tell trucks that they were going the "Wrong Way" by driving through their neighborhood, rather than using the General Hudnell on-ramp built especially for the trucks, "No Thru Trucks" signs were installed and authorities have increased enforcement against truck traffic.
Written by southwest work… on Aug 22 2014 - 12:58pm
On Tuesday, Aug. 26 at the South San Community Center, Southwest Workers Union held a news conference celebrating the installation of "No Thru Truck" signs on Quintana Road and to push for continued shifts towards local, sustainable, community-led economies that support the wellness of Mother Earth.