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Articles

Daily News "Coastal spine would have our backs during storm" by Patrick Graham, April 15, 2012

Weather Underground, Inc,"Storm Surge Reduction by Wetlands" by Jeffrey Masters, Ph.D., Director of Meterology

Guidry News Service "Gulf Coast Protection & Recovery Group meets Dutch Delegation" by Jim Guidry, June 19, 2011

Bloomberg "Texas Proposes $10 Billion ‘Ike Dike’ for Storm-Surge Shield" by Laurel Brubaker Calkins, March 25, 2010

Galveston County Daily News, "Ike Dike idea gets regional review" by Ian White, March 30, 2010

Houston Chronicle "Sheilding the coast: Galveston oceanographer says his proposed wall and gate system could repel most surges" by Eric Berger, April 8, 2009

Wall Street Journal "Planning the 'Ike Dike' Defense: Houston-Area Leaders Envision a 60-mile Barrier Against Hurricane Flooding" by Ben Casselman

Guidry News Service "Rice Alliance Design Forum" by Jim Guidry, August 20, 2009

Associated Press "Texas mulls massive `Ike Dike' to prevent flooding" by Juan A. Lozanzo, July 14, 2009

Houston Chronicle "Harris to join 6-county storm district" by Eric Berger, December 21, 2009

Houston Chronicle "Storm-wary Texas coast faces tough choice" by Eric Berger, August 15, 2009

 

Newscasts

FOX 26 Houston "Analyzing the Ike Dike" by John Dawson, September 13, 2011

KTRK ABC 13 Houston "Would an 'Ike Dike' really work" by Ted Oberg, October 30, 2009

KTRK ABC 13 Houston "Do Dutch have answers to an 'Ike Dike?'" by Ted Oberg, October 30, 2009

KTRK ABC 13 Houston  "Harris Co. to consider joining 'Ike Dike' coalition" by Miya Shay, December 22, 2010

KTRK ABC 13 Houston "Gov. Perry to look at 'Ike Dike'" by Ted Oberg, October 30, 2009

KTRK ABC 13 Houston "Would 'Ike Dike' prevent storm surge?" by Eric Barajas, July 14, 2009

KPRC NBC 2 Houston "Dike Could End Storm Surge Damage" by Phil Archer, June 5, 2009

 

Editorial Pieces

Guidry News Service "For the Record" by Jim Guidry, March 30, 2010

Galveston County Daily News, "Ike Dike is the right solution for the bay area" by William Merrell, May 20, 2010

Houston Chronicle "Why the 'Ike Dike' is still a good idea" by William Merrell,  May 1, 2010

Galveston County Daily News, "Face up to long-term issues we ignored before Ike" by William Merrell, January 3, 2009

Galveston County Daily News, "Safety in Bill's flood of good ideas" by Ian White, February 21, 2009

Galveston County Daily News, "Congress in tune with Ike recovery" by Lyda Ann Thomas, February 11, 2009

Galveston County Daily News, "'Ike Dike' idea deserves study" by Heber Taylor, December 22, 2009

Houston Chronicle "Harris set to join six-county storm district" by Eric Berger, December 21, 2009

Galveston County Daily News, "Let's build the Ike Dike" by William Merrell, December 2, 2009

 

 

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