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November 2007

Driving Sprawl

Driving Sprawl tells the story of Advanced Micro Device's (AMD) controversial move over the Barton Springs aquifer in Austin, Texas. The 20 minute documentary, produced by ICONMEDIA's Pam Thompson and Stefan Wray in 2005, was sponsored by the Save Our Springs Alliance.

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Driving Sprawl


Driving Sprawl tells the story of Advanced Micro Device's (AMD) controversial move over the Barton Springs aquifer in Austin, Texas. The 20 minute documentary, produced by ICONMEDIA's Pam Thompson and Stefan Wray in 2005, was sponsored by the Save Our Springs Alliance. 20 minutes.

Austin News Real

Featured: 
Raymond M. Slade, Jr., Hydrologist
Producer: 
Pam Thompson
Air Date: 
2007-11-15
Air Time: 
6:00 pm CST
Channel: 
Austin Cable Access Channel 10
TV Station: 

Public Access Community Television

Video: 

Austin News Real is a television program produced by ICONMEDIA's Pam Thompson and Stefan Wray that airs on Austin cable access channel 10. This season Austin News Real presents a series focused on water issues called Texas Water 101. In this episode Raymond M. Slade, Jr., a hydrologist, narrates his slide show "Water Issues in the Texas Hill Country." Texas Water 101 is sponsored by the Save Barton Creek Association.

Austin Cave Festival 2007

Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD) sponsored its 6th Annual Austin Cave Festival on Saturday, October 27, 2007, at the Village of Western Oaks Karst Preserve. The event featured many Austin area organizations that focus on caving and on water issues.

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Austin Cave Festival 2007


Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD) sponsored its 6th Annual Austin Cave Festival on Saturday, October 27, 2007, at the Village of Western Oaks Karst Preserve. The event featured many Austin area organizations that focus on caving and on water issues.

Carlos Mauricio Speaks in Austin

Carlos Mauricio survived imprisonment and torture in El Salvador in the 1980s. In this piece Carlos speaks in Austin, Texas, about his Stop Impunity Project, his work to close the School of the Americas (aka the School of the Assassins), and the Journey For Justice caravan headed to Fort Benning, Georgia. Carlos also talks about his recent experience in Burma.

Recorded at the Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, November 11, 2007.

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Texas Water 101

Texas Water 101 is Austin News Real's series of TV programs focused on water issues in Central Texas.

Each program listed below is 58 minutes long. You can click on any title to watch the program.

You can also watch a One Hour Compilation that highlights the best parts of each.

Austin News Real

Featured: 
Donna Hoffman
Producer: 
Pam Thompson
Air Date: 
2007-11-08
Air Time: 
6:00 pm CST
Channel: 
Austin Cable Access Channel 10
Video: 

Donna Hoffman, Communications Coordinator of the Lone Star chapter of the Sierra Club, presents a video about Texas water produced by the National Wildlife Federation and Environmental Defense, discusses the Sierra Club's work on water issues, and provides details about uranium mining in Texas and its impact on the environment.

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