Kerstin Johansson with the Council for Environmental Education, Joshua Wallis organizing his first environmental action, Susan Lipman, Co-Chair of the Wildflower Church climate action team and Sierra Club’s Environmental Justice and Beyond Coal team and Kaiba White, Policy & Outreach Specialist for Coal and Renewable Energy.
Shades of Green guests have a spirited discussion of the EPA Clean Water Rule which was approved in August and recently blocked by a federal judge. We discussed the legal, business, and environmental perspectives regarding the Rule and the consequences of potential roll backs in water protections for millions of Americans.
David Foster serves as the Texas Program Director for Clean Water Action Texas, and coordinates public outreach to numerous Texas communities, elected officials and regulatory agencies.
Paulina Williams represents Baker Botts law firm and her practice involves environmental litigation, regulatory compliance and transactional support relating to air, water, waste and natural resources issues.
Josh Hare is the founder of Hops & Grain, an award-winning sustainable craft brewery. He is also the owner and Chief Baking Officer of Brew Biscuits LLC, a dog treats company that creates dog biscuits out of spent grain from Hops & Grain.
CodeNEXT is the new City of Austin initiative to revise the Land Development Code which determines how land can be used throughout the city – including what can be built, where it can be built, and how much can (and cannot) be built. Our guests were:
Eric Goff, co-founder of the Compost Pedallers and volunteers as a Board Member for AURA and Evolve Austin Partners. AURA is Austin’s Best Grassroots Group in 2014 and 2015, according the the Austin Chronicle readers.
Daniel LLanes, President of River Bluff Neighborhood Association, Executive Director of Austin Community Neighborhood Council.
Daniel Llanes, Stacy Guidry, Eric Goff, Amy Stansbury, Paul DiGuiseppe, Reed Sternberg, John Hoffner