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Coastal news items throug...

Coastal news items through October 22, 2014. Reading between the lines.

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. 1. Bragging about ignorance. “I’m not a scientist but…” This paean...

RECENT FROM People Issues

Ecolambs break their sile...

Ecolambs break their silence? Environmental Defense Fund on the defense re funding Garret Graves’ campaign.

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has been a highly respected national environmental...

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

Constitutional amendment ...

Constitutional amendment #8, the so-called rigs-to-reefs amendment, is supported by the CCA, oil and gas, levee lawsuit opponents…and EDF!

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Bless the lazy little hearts of our state legislators, who, rather than passing bills to...

Cabin-Teele project: coastal opportun...

Editor’s note: I’m a nag when it comes to connecting issues that virtually scream synergy. Read the...

Cabin-Teele project: coastal opportunity disappearing down rabbit hole
posted on: Oct 5, 2009 | author: Admin

Looking back at the state of state co...

Editor’s note: September 30, 2009 marks an entire year since I “escaped” from eighteen years’...

Looking back at the state of state coastal policy
posted on: Sep 30, 2009 | author: Admin

Jindal wants carbon bucks but bucks c...

Editor’s note: Louisiana journalists have been doing yeoman coastal work lately. Below you can link to two...

Jindal wants carbon bucks but bucks carbon regs.
posted on: Sep 25, 2009 | author: Admin

Reducing flood risk for NOLA: a tale ...

Editor’s note: The previous two posts discussed the concept of using industrial waste stockpiles as sediment...

Reducing flood risk for NOLA: a tale of two minerals
posted on: Sep 21, 2009 | author: Admin
Red mud redux

Red mud redux

posted on: Sep 17, 2009 | author: Admin

Editor’s note: I attended the September 16 meeting of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the state institution with the...

Why not use red mud and gypsum waste for NOLA levees?

Why not use red mud and gypsum waste for NOLA...

posted on: Sep 14, 2009 | author: Admin

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

Science v. politics in coastal Louisiana

Science v. politics in coastal Louisiana

posted on: Sep 11, 2009 | author: Admin

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

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