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Miscellaneous mini coasta...

Miscellaneous mini coastal posts

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s note: The following is a collection of mini-posts, some of which have been...

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Should flooded slab house...

Should flooded slab houses be repaired, razed or raised?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. According to a September 8 article by Elizabeth Crisp in The Advocate, the overall cost...

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Should flooded slab house...

Should flooded slab houses be repaired, razed or raised?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. According to a September 8 article by Elizabeth Crisp in The Advocate, the overall cost...

December 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt

DECEMBER THIRTIETH On December 18 Bruce Alpert reported in nola.com/The Times-Picayune that our senior Senator Mary...

December 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt
posted on: Dec 30, 2013 | author: Admin

November 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt

NOVEMBER TWENTY-THIRD TO THIRTIETH Governor’s office hints that the Corps could be successfully sued In a...

November 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt
posted on: Nov 30, 2013 | author: Admin

September 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt (c...

Editor’s Note: I apologize for the recent spotty coverage of coastal news, which reflects my decision to undergo...

September 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont).
posted on: Sep 30, 2013 | author: Admin

September 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt

SEPTEMBER  TWELFTH, THIRTEENTH and FOURTEENTH Jindal plays politics as usual Today’s NOLA.com reported that our...

September 2013 Coastal Scuttlebutt
posted on: Sep 14, 2013 | author: Admin
LA Swift slows to a halt

LA Swift slows to a halt

posted on: Jun 11, 2013 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* Just weeks before Hurricane Katrina invaded New Orleans on August 29 2005, I had a brief meeting on coastal issues** with then New...

Is a river diversion at the Nucor iron plant one of 39 projects under consideration for BP funding?

Is a river diversion at the Nucor iron plant ...

posted on: May 23, 2013 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* As many loyal readers will remember, I have long espoused the idea that the $4 billion Nucor iron processing plant, now under...

Saving the delta is a pipe dream sans sediment diversion projects.

Saving the delta is a pipe dream sans sedimen...

posted on: May 13, 2013 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD*  Climate change and delta deterioration Last week the concentration of atmospheric CO2 reached 400 ppm, more than at any time in...

Sediment traps won’t do squat for the coast!

Sediment traps won’t do squat for the c...

posted on: Mar 20, 2013 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* On March 18 Mark Waller reported in NOLA.com that Webster Pierce, Jr., an inventor from Cutoff, Louisiana has obtained a patent for...

Fleeing into risk: the Baton Rouge Deluge was not an act of God

Fleeing into risk: the Baton Rouge Deluge was...

posted on: Aug 30, 2016 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. “If the world weren’t so flat (in Louisiana) there would be no pooling of water there”* My original intent for this post was...

The Capital City Deluge and Climate Change Denial

The Capital City Deluge and Climate Change De...

posted on: Aug 18, 2016 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. On Saturday, August 12, 2016 Mark Schleifstein with nola.com|thetimes-picayune warned his readers about a flash flood watch in...

Baton Rouge industrial product could help reduce global warming!

Baton Rouge industrial product could help red...

posted on: Aug 1, 2016 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. According to a July 28 article by Robinson Mayer in theatlantic.com, each of the past 14 months has been the hottest version of...

The Donald threat to our dying delta.

The Donald threat to our dying delta.

posted on: Jun 12, 2016 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. OK, folks; it’s time to either put up or shut up. Since my last post that mentioned Donald Trump, this ignoble nominee for...

Attempting to visualize the magnitude of 200 million tons of river ‘dirt’

Attempting to visualize the magnitude of 200 ...

posted on: May 12, 2016 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. On May 11 the Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition posted an essay by Emily McCalla stating that about 200 million...

Coastal coal facility blocked by vocal NGOs, while Ecolambs remain silent.

Coastal coal facility blocked by vocal NGOs, ...

posted on: May 4, 2016 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. As reported on May 3rd by Diana Samuels, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, a notorious and ill-conceived industrial coal handling...

Do you belong to the ‘Coastal Cognoscenti’?

Do you belong to the ‘Coastal Cognoscen...

posted on: Apr 26, 2016 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Cognoscenti: people who are considered to be especially well informed about a particular subject. I recently discovered what...

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