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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

Should flooded slab house...

Should flooded slab houses be repaired, razed or raised?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. According to a September 8 article by Elizabeth Crisp in The Advocate, the overall cost...

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Should flooded slab house...

Should flooded slab houses be repaired, razed or raised?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. According to a September 8 article by Elizabeth Crisp in The Advocate, the overall cost...

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

The legacy of ‘Katastrophina:&#...

...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.

The legacy of ‘Katastrophina:’ Coastal protection vs. coastal restoration.
posted on: Aug 10, 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...

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

Senator Cassidy opposes oil portraits of politicos but supports government subsidized flood insurance
posted on: Jul 27, 2015 | author: Admin
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...

What has TWIG accomplished so far? Don’t everyone speak at once.

What has TWIG accomplished so far? Don’...

posted on: Jun 22, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s note: As a member of the Louisiana coastal science community I offer the following opinion piece as a form of...

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