Inspectors find ongoing problems with structural pollution control measures at Barton Creek Mall. The failure and under-performance of these systems alarm environmental advocates.
The pollution of an aquifer takes a long time to clean up. It's unfair as well as undesirable. If we've already crapped it out, future generations don't get the choice of having it and they have a right to clean water, too.
— Environmental Attorney Joe Riddell
Cover of Zilker Park Posse Newsletter
December 1981, Wayne Gronquist Papers, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
Barton Creek Detention Pond Plans
September 21, 1988, Shudde Fath Papers, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library