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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

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...

Red mud redux

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

Red mud redux
posted on: Sep 17, 2009 | author: Admin

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 who’s prescribing treatment?

Who’s diagnosing the coast and who̵...

posted on: Sep 4, 2009 | author: Admin

Editor’s note: September 1, 2009 dawned sunny and cool. Fall is definitely in the air and I celebrated by dropping the top on my little car and...

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...

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