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December 2014 coastal scu...

December 2014 coastal scuttlebutt

When science goes bonkers After seeing the popular movie Interstellar, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was...

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Unfortunately, Jindal rem...

Unfortunately, Jindal remains perfectly true to character

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Readers of LaCoastPost are well aware of my distaste for our governor, who, even after six...

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Percy Viosca, the MR-GO a...

Percy Viosca, the MR-GO and misleading coastal mapping

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Percy Viosca During the late 1920s a prescient naturalist named Percy Viosca, Jr. warned...

Leading candidates in Senate and Dist...

 by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Based on the hyperbolic and hyper-partisan rhetoric of the recent midterm campaign ads, one would...

Leading candidates in Senate and District 6 runoff election avoid coastal issues.
posted on: Nov 17, 2014 | author: Admin

Ecolambs break their silence? Environ...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has been a highly respected national environmental group, a...

Ecolambs break their silence? Environmental Defense Fund on the defense re funding Garret Graves’ campaign.
posted on: Oct 31, 2014 | author: Admin

Bill Cassidy: we could fund coastal r...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. I thought I’d heard everything during this interminable midterm election campaign. I was...

Bill Cassidy: we could fund coastal restoration if the state just acquired mineral rights on private land!
posted on: Oct 29, 2014 | author: Admin

Constitutional amendment #8, the so-c...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Bless the lazy little hearts of our state legislators, who, rather than passing bills to better the...

Constitutional amendment #8, the so-called rigs-to-reefs amendment, is supported by the CCA, oil and gas, levee lawsuit opponents…and EDF!
posted on: Oct 29, 2014 | author: Admin
“Zero” Cassidy and “Mitt” Graves: our next Senator and 6th district Congressman?

“Zero” Cassidy and “Mitt...

posted on: Oct 27, 2014 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Zero Cassidy For too long we’ve been the hapless victims of the unceasing war of broadcast, web-based, robo-call and print...

Coastal news items through October 22, 2014. Reading between the lines.

Coastal news items through October 22, 2014. ...

posted on: Oct 22, 2014 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. 1. Bragging about ignorance. “I’m not a scientist but…” This paean to stupidity is becoming a mantra of...

NY Times Magazine pays tribute to a Louisiana folk hero.

NY Times Magazine pays tribute to a Louisiana...

posted on: Oct 16, 2014 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Lately I’ve been so distracted by the upcoming mid-term election that I neglected to call attention to a word portrait in...

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