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Developers, the U.S. Army and the golden-cheeked warbler

Nice animation by Mike Fisher at the Express-News highlighting the environmental conflict between real estate developers and Camp Bullis, an Army training ground. Mike did a great job showing how the booming population on San Antonio’s North Side is causing a major headache for one of the city’s top employers and economic generators.

Losing ground near Camp Bullis

Carlos Guerra’s column today points out how “vested rights” could derail efforts to limit new housing around Camp Bullis. Our series of stories called Losing Ground examined how developers in Austin aggressively lobbied for a state law governing vested rights that favored the real estate industry. Since then, developers have used the law thousands of … Read more