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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...

RECENT FROM People Issues

The legacy of ‘Kata...

The legacy of ‘Katastrophina:’ Coastal protection vs. coastal restoration.

...coastal protection, as addressed in all versions of the master plan, should incorporate as a primary element the evacuation of at-risk coastal residents. Nevertheless, a word search on 'evacuation' in the 2012 master plan came up empty.

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Magnitude of the Superdom...

Magnitude of the Superdome Equivalent (SDE) confirmed by checking ‘Domensions’

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s note: Since posting this piece earlier today I rechecked my figures. I was...

The good, the bad and the ugly of Kat...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s note: Top climate experts worldwide agree that climate change is real; that...

The good, the bad and the ugly of Katrinaversary coverage.
posted on: Aug 31, 2015 | author: Admin

Despite delta dysfunction and the BP ...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. For my three quarter century birthday in mid-June my lovely wife Guile had planned to provide me...

Despite delta dysfunction and the BP blowout, blue crabs still thrive in coastal Louisiana; so why can’t we afford them?
posted on: Aug 24, 2015 | author: Admin

Call to restore coast rings hollow

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Paying lip service to coastal restoration Virtually everyone in Louisiana supports serious efforts...

Call to restore coast rings hollow
posted on: Aug 17, 2015 | author: Admin

Jindal coulda and woulda made the Fox...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. It is with some regret that I agree with most pundits that at 5:00 PM CDT today Fox News will...

Jindal coulda and woulda made the Fox News debate stage – had he only acknowledged climate change.
posted on: Aug 4, 2015 | author: Admin
Senator Cassidy opposes oil portraits of politicos but supports government subsidized flood insurance

Senator Cassidy opposes oil portraits of poli...

posted on: Jul 27, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. On July 27 The Advocate published a brief account by Gregory Roberts that points up the frivolous ‘work’ of...

The BP blowout settlement part 1 – what kind of deal did Garret Graves and others broker for the coast?

The BP blowout settlement part 1 – what...

posted on: Jul 14, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s preamble: As has been widely reported, on July 1, 2015 Federal District Judge Carl Barbier officially fined the BP...

Former Orleans Levee Board exonerated of culpability for Katrina flooding

Former Orleans Levee Board exonerated of culp...

posted on: Jul 10, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. During most of my years spent in Louisiana I never heard a kind word spoken of the former Orleans Levee Board (OLB), whose members...

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