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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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New coastal czar more int...

New coastal czar more intern than expert

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

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Are our state coastal off...

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

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The Public Trust Doctrine In 1992, Jim Wilkins, J.D, Director, Legal Advisory...

Coal gets in his eyes. Coastal offici...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. On September 30, 2014 the New Republic published an intriguing article by New Orleans-based writer...

Coal gets in his eyes. Coastal official waffles on key sediment diversion project, cites rising cost. Smells political.
posted on: Oct 9, 2014 | author: Admin

Why not seal the Texas border against...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. I’ve been picking on the media a lot recently, with respect to coverage of the midterm...

Why not seal the Texas border against Ebola?
posted on: Oct 7, 2014 | author: Admin

More on the shallow media coverage of...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Jackson Browne wrote a haunting song called Before the Deluge in 1974, the year after I came to...

More on the shallow media coverage of our midterm elections
posted on: Sep 30, 2014 | author: Admin

Media doing a piss poor job covering ...

Strangely enough, another of Graves' major supporters is the national environmental NGO, The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) pac. Word on the street among knowledgeable coastal advocates in Louisiana is that EDF, formerly highly respected in our state, has sold out to Garret Graves.

Media doing a piss poor job covering the District 6 Congressional Race
posted on: Sep 19, 2014 | author: Admin
Implications of the Senate race on future Hurricane relief

Implications of the Senate race on future Hur...

posted on: Sep 8, 2014 | author: Admin

by Anonymous* LaCoastPost has made the point on numerous occasions that while every Louisiana official supports restoring our coast, some of them are...

Questioning the need for the Water Campus in Baton Rouge

Questioning the need for the Water Campus in ...

posted on: Sep 7, 2014 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Timothy Boone reported in The Advocate that on October 20 the Baton Rouge Planning Commission will rule on the approval of phase...

Who’s got the money?

Who’s got the money?

posted on: Aug 26, 2014 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. (with assistance from an anonymous contributor) The critical issue of coastal funding as a limiting factor in the challenge to...

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