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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

Who owns the term America...

Who owns the term America’s Wetland?

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

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Former Orleans Levee Boar...

Former Orleans Levee Board exonerated of culpability for Katrina flooding

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. During most of my years spent in Louisiana I never heard a kind word spoken of the former...

What’s behind state reluctance ...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. On January 23 TheLensNola.org published a story by veteran coastal reporter Bob Marshall* on a...

What’s behind state reluctance to unequivocally support sediment diversion projects, appeasement of diversion opponents?
posted on: Feb 4, 2015 | author: Admin

Guest post: Challenging the need for ...

by Kelly M. Haggar Mr. Kelly M. Haggar is the president of Riparian, Inc., a small wetland consulting firm in Baton...

Guest post: Challenging the need for wetland regulation
posted on: Feb 2, 2015 | author: Admin

Morganza-to-the-Gulf project could be...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The person who took this photo emailed it to a confidant, along with the following message: I took...

Morganza-to-the-Gulf project could become a coastal development bonanza
posted on: Jan 28, 2015 | author: Admin

New coastal czar more intern than exp...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Please forgive me in advance for this, the most immodest post I’ve written in the six plus...

New coastal czar more intern than expert
posted on: Jan 26, 2015 | author: Admin
Long silent eco-lambs finally say, “Baaa.”

Long silent eco-lambs finally say, “Baa...

posted on: Jan 22, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. In an article in nola.com|thetimes-picayune Mark Schleifstein noted that for the first time in recent memory a coalition of three...

Are our state coastal officials even aware of The Public Trust Doctrine?

Are our state coastal officials even aware of...

posted on: Jan 19, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The Public Trust Doctrine In 1992, Jim Wilkins, J.D, Director, Legal Advisory Service Louisiana Sea Grant Legal Program, and his...

The checkered record of wetland mitigation – the lesson of Downton Abbey

The checkered record of wetland mitigation &#...

posted on: Jan 7, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Mit·i·ga·tion: noun: the action of reducing the severity, seriousness, or painfulness of something. Note that this definition...

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