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June 2014 Coastal Scuttle...

June 2014 Coastal Scuttlebutt

JUNE EIGHTH Governor defies warnings from many experts and turns bill to kill the levee board lawsuit into...

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Will Scalise’s rise be go...

Will Scalise’s rise be good for the coast – or Louisiana?

by Anonymous* The election of Congressman Steve Scalise as GOP House Whip was widely touted as a step forward...

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Governor’s office b...

Governor’s office backing away from sediment diversion projects?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. For many years officials with Louisiana’s coastal protection and restoration program...

Does overcoming coastal obstacles inc...

Editor’s note: LaCoatPost carried a recent two part series on the governor’s interest in redefining the...

Does overcoming coastal obstacles include “waiving” goodbye to NEPA?
posted on: Aug 5, 2009 | author: Admin

Wassup with jellyfish?

  Editor’s note: Accounts of recent dramatic increases in jellyfish populations in the Gulf of Mexico,...

Wassup with jellyfish?
posted on: Aug 3, 2009 | author: Admin

The Mississippi River delta – w...

Editor’s note: Tom Sands is a distinguished authority on the lower Mississippi River, and I have long respected...

The Mississippi River delta – what the corps knew and when they knew it!
posted on: Jul 31, 2009 | author: Admin

Fighting coastal red tape – par...

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part piece on a press release from Governor Jindal’s office...

Fighting coastal red tape – part two
posted on: Jul 28, 2009 | author: Admin
Governor’s Office wants to cut coastal red tape – pay attention! (Part 1)

Governor’s Office wants to cut coastal ...

posted on: Jul 25, 2009 | author: Admin

Note from the editor: I call your attention to a recent press release from the Governor’s Office re impediments to progress on coastal...

Original master plan for the coast rediscovered – and comment deadline looms on corps’ Cat 5 report.

Original master plan for the coast rediscover...

posted on: Jul 20, 2009 | author: Admin

After reading the July 15 post on the paper by Michael Blum and Harry Roberts (The real trouble with Harry), Dr. Sherwood “Woody”...

Boiling frogs, cap-and-tax, mermaid prohibition and other foolish distractions

Boiling frogs, cap-and-tax, mermaid prohibiti...

posted on: Jul 19, 2009 | author: Admin

Boiling the Frog by Paul Krugman compared climate change (CC) denial to frogs in a pot failing to notice as the water temperature approaches a fatal...

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