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Coastal news items throug...

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

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. 1. Bragging about ignorance. “I’m not a scientist but…” This paean...

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Bill Cassidy: we could fu...

Bill Cassidy: we could fund coastal restoration if the state just acquired mineral rights on private land!

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

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Constitutional amendment ...

Constitutional amendment #8, the so-called rigs-to-reefs amendment, is supported by the CCA, oil and gas, levee lawsuit opponents…and EDF!

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

Part two on ‘Hybrid’ leve...

Editor’s note: My first foray on a Louisiana levee happened on a rainy Sunday afternoon in the mid seventies...

Part two on ‘Hybrid’ levees: why the corps shouldn’t get high on exotic (levee) grass.
posted on: Mar 22, 2010 | author: Admin

New levee lessons, part one

by Len Bahr, PhD* The goal of reducing flood risk from storm surges along the northern gulf coast is typically...

New levee lessons, part one
posted on: Mar 19, 2010 | author: Admin

Enhancing IHNC, part three

Editor’s note: A smart and creative person referred to here as ‘Ralph Wilson’ offers the following...

Enhancing IHNC, part three
posted on: Mar 16, 2010 | author: Admin

Coastal policy paper more travel guid...

Editor’s note: A 3rd post on the concept of using the Inner Harbor Navigation...

Coastal policy paper more travel guide than road map.
posted on: Mar 12, 2010 | author: Admin
Kicking the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal anthill…

Kicking the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal ant...

posted on: Mar 8, 2010 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* I recently posted an article on an innovative suggestion by a highly credible hydraulic engineer that could benefit the entire...

Mitigating for MRGO with the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal

Mitigating for MRGO with the Inner Harbor Nav...

posted on: Mar 4, 2010 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* After years of brainstorming about effective ways to reconnect the Mississippi River to its dying delta I...

Pricing nature: are delta resources fungible?

Pricing nature: are delta resources fungible?

posted on: Mar 1, 2010 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* On February 27 at a coastal Workshop in New Orleans, Garret Graves, Louisiana’s top coastal official, announced a new state...

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