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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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NY Times Magazine pays tr...

NY Times Magazine pays tribute to a Louisiana folk hero.

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Lately I’ve been so distracted by the upcoming mid-term election that I neglected to...

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Coal gets in his eyes. Co...

Coal gets in his eyes. Coastal official waffles on key sediment diversion project, cites rising cost. Smells political.

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

Why not use red mud and gypsum waste ...

Editor’s note: I believe that the search by the corps of engineers for materials to bolster flood protection...

Why not use red mud and gypsum waste for NOLA levees?
posted on: Sep 14, 2009 | author: Admin

Science v. politics in coastal Louisi...

Editor’s note: On Thursday September 10 at the invitation of Assoc. Professor Andy Nyman I presented a seminar...

Science v. politics in coastal Louisiana
posted on: Sep 11, 2009 | author: Admin

Writing a coastal proscription, an &#...

Editor’s note; my most recent post involved diagnosing and prescribing for coastal problems and this Labor Day...

Writing a coastal proscription, an “unplan”
posted on: Sep 7, 2009 | author: Admin

Who’s diagnosing the coast and ...

Editor’s note: September 1, 2009 dawned sunny and cool. Fall is definitely in the air and I celebrated by...

Who’s diagnosing the coast and who’s prescribing treatment?
posted on: Sep 4, 2009 | author: Admin
How the Lion of the Senate influenced coastal Louisiana, a personal memory

How the Lion of the Senate influenced coastal...

posted on: Sep 1, 2009 | author: Admin

Editor’s note: This timely and insightful guest post is by G. Paul Kemp, Ph.D., not just a close friend but as credible a colleague as anyone I...

A modest proposal for B. Jindal (and B. Obama) on Katrina’s 4th anniversary

A modest proposal for B. Jindal (and B. Obama...

posted on: Aug 29, 2009 | author: Admin

  Editor’s note: Dateline August 29, 2009, four years post-Katrina and directly in the bullseye of this year’s hurricane season. Where...

New coastal post for Carlton Dufrechou

New coastal post for Carlton Dufrechou

posted on: Aug 26, 2009 | author: Admin

  On Monday August 24 Cindy Chang announced in the Times-Picayune blog nola.com  that Carlton Dufrechou, my long term coastal colleague-in-arms,...

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