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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

Despite delta dysfunction...

Despite delta dysfunction and the BP blowout, blue crabs still thrive in coastal Louisiana; so why can’t we afford them?

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

He who dealt it never smelt it. Exxon...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Remember the old flatulence adage: He who smelt it dealt it? I propose a variation as follows: He...

He who dealt it never smelt it. Exxon-Mobil CEO doesn’t believe in climate change.
posted on: Jun 2, 2015 | author: Admin

“Woe are we” if EPA’...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. On April 17 Timothy Cama reported in TheHill.com that three of the leading candidates for the...

“Woe are we” if EPA’s new WOTUS definition prevails, say GOP presidential candidates and LA delegation members
posted on: May 27, 2015 | author: Admin

We’re still shillin’ for ...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. We’re still shillin’ for drillin’ while they’re killin’ our coast.  They been dredgin’...

We’re still shillin’ for drillin’ while they’re killin’ our coast
posted on: May 19, 2015 | author: Admin

Who owns the term America’s Wet...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. A lot of folks, myself included, have adopted the adjective America’s to distinguish their...

Who owns the term America’s Wetland?
posted on: May 12, 2015 | author: Admin
A little scrutiny shows LA’s public trust being screwed by shrewd energy interests

A little scrutiny shows LA’s public tru...

posted on: May 1, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Before moving offshore in the 1970s the oil and gas industry chewed up the coast of Louisiana in a headlong rush to extract every...

Obama should have addressed climate change from Erath on Earth Day, not the Everglades

Obama should have addressed climate change fr...

posted on: Apr 23, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. On Earth Day, April 22, 2015 President Barack Obama toured the Everglades in S. Florida to call attention to the crisis of...

The political stench of gulf oil five years out from the BP blowout

The political stench of gulf oil five years o...

posted on: Apr 21, 2015 | author: Admin

 by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Platitudes and hypocrisy The fifth anniversary of the largest accidental oil release in history, the Macondo Deepwater Horizon...

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