The Watershed Protection Department has a wide range of educational programs listed at: http://austintexas.gov/department/watershed-protection/education In addition to these programs the Pollution Prevention and Reduction team has several targeted initiatives.
East Austin Environmental Initiative
The East Austin Environmental Initiative (EAEI) was created to help improve the quality of life in a targeted area of Austin, east of IH-35.
The Initiative educates the public and encourages citizen involvement to resolve environmental concerns in East Austin.
For more information, please contact us
Eastside Environmental News is a bi-annual City newsletter that reports on environmental issues in East Austin. SUBSCRIBE to receive the newsletter electronically.
Recent Past Issues
- Spring/Summer 2015 - en Español
- Fall/Winter 2014 - en Español
- Spring/Summer 2014 - en Español
- Fall/Winter 2013 - en Español
- Spring/Summer 2013 - en Español
- Summer 2012 - en Español
- Fall 2011 - en Español
- Spring 2011 - en Español
- Spring 2010 - en Español
Coal Tar Ban/PAH Study
On November 17, 2005 the City of Austin's City Council voted unanimously to ban the sale and use of coal tar containing pavement sealants in the city and its ETJ (Extra Territorial Jurisdiction).