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April 2014 Coastal Scuttl...

April 2014 Coastal Scuttlebutt

Louisiane Senate shots down levee board lawsuit in 27 to 10 vote Congressional candidate Claitor votes...

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Book to describe the R...

Book to describe the ‘Rise and Demise’ of America’s Delta

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Request for help from LaCoastPost readers Friends and Colleagues: Six months ago I...

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Governor’s office b...

Governor’s office backing away from sediment diversion projects?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. For many years officials with Louisiana’s coastal protection and restoration program...

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...

God bless the sick? No. The poor? No. The unemployed? No. The Koch Brothers? Yes!

God bless the sick? No. The poor? No. The une...

posted on: Mar 25, 2014 | author: Admin

  Vitter sides with oil and gas, against the coast by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Billy Gunn reported in the Advocate on March 23 that Senator David Vitter and...

March 2014 Coastal Scuttlebutt

March 2014 Coastal Scuttlebutt

posted on: Mar 18, 2014 | author: Admin

MARCH EIGHTEENTH Edwards announces run for congress by Len Bahr My former boss Edwin Washington Edwards announced to a crowd of reporters on St...

Garret Graves forgoes coastal position to run for congress

Garret Graves forgoes coastal position to run...

posted on: Mar 17, 2014 | author: Admin

By Len Bahr, Ph.D. In mid February Garret Graves announced that he was stepping down as Bobby Jindal’s coastal guru, as reported here by Mark...

February 2014 Coastal Scuttlebutt

February 2014 Coastal Scuttlebutt

posted on: Feb 23, 2014 | author: Admin

FEBRUARY TWENTY-THIRD Jindal seeks to balance state budget with dedicated coastal funds Robert Travis Scott, President of the Public Affairs Research...

January 2014 Coastal Scuttlebutt

January 2014 Coastal Scuttlebutt

posted on: Jan 31, 2014 | author: Admin

JANUARY THIRTY-FIRST NOLA.com|TheTimes-Picayune published an AP article that the U.S. Senate has approved a bill to postpone for four years new FEMA...

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