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June 2014 Coastal Scuttle...

June 2014 Coastal Scuttlebutt

JUNE EIGHTH Governor defies warnings from many experts and turns bill to kill the levee board lawsuit into...

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Media doing a piss poor j...

Media doing a piss poor job covering the District 6 Congressional Race

Strangely enough, another of Graves' major supporters is the national environmental NGO, The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) pac. Word on the street among knowledgeable coastal advocates in Louisiana is that EDF, formerly highly respected in our state, has sold out to Garret Graves.

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Questioning the need for ...

Questioning the need for the Water Campus in Baton Rouge

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Timothy Boone reported in The Advocate that on October 20 the Baton Rouge Planning...

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...

Implications of the Senate race on future Hurricane relief

Implications of the Senate race on future Hur...

posted on: Sep 8, 2014 | author: Admin

by Anonymous* LaCoastPost has made the point on numerous occasions that while every Louisiana official supports restoring our coast, some of them are...

Who’s got the money?

Who’s got the money?

posted on: Aug 26, 2014 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. (with assistance from an anonymous contributor) The critical issue of coastal funding as a limiting factor in the challenge to...

Sand berms and prospective congressman Garret Graves

Sand berms and prospective congressman Garret...

posted on: Aug 23, 2014 | author: Admin

By Anonymous*  Readers will recall that LaCoastPost was one of the few Louisiana media sources willing to challenge Governor Jindal’s...

Sixth District congressional race heats up

Sixth District congressional race heats up

posted on: Aug 20, 2014 | author: Admin

Garret Graves shows his political hand by Len Bahr, Ph.D. On August 19 WRKF-FM radio talk show host Jim Engster interviewed Bobby Jindal’s...

Will Scalise’s rise be good for the coast – or Louisiana?

Will Scalise’s rise be good for the coast – o...

posted on: Jul 5, 2014 | author: Admin

by Anonymous* The election of Congressman Steve Scalise as GOP House Whip was widely touted as a step forward for Louisiana’s influence on the...

EWE for Congress, District Six

EWE for Congress, District Six

posted on: Jul 1, 2014 | author: Admin

Edwin Edwards earns support of LaCoastPost Editor’s note: This post was originally rushed into publication in time for me to watch the...

The grave coastal legacy of Garret Graves

The grave coastal legacy of Garret Graves

posted on: Jun 10, 2014 | author: Admin

by Anonymous* The passage and signing of Senate Bill 469 in the 2014 legislative session marks a sad historic moment for coastal Louisiana. This bill...

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