Significant ISGS Achievements
The walking map accompanying the publication A Walking Guide to the History & Features of Burnham Park, Chicago, Illinois, has recently won the Association of Earth Science Editors’ (AESE’s) 2013 Award [...]
The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium’s (MGSC’s) Illinois Basin–Decatur Project (IBDP) is a collaborative effort among the MGSC, the Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), Schlumberger Car [...]
The ISGS has acquired a new 120-mile-long seismic reflection survey across central Illinois as part of a U.S. [...]
The persistent 2012 summer drought in the U.S. Midwest adversely affected the health and vigor of agricultural crops. [...]
The Illinois General Assembly and the Illinois Governor passed and signed the Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act in June 2013. [...]
ISGS In the News
Geologists Don Mikulic and Tim Larson give their thoughts about the seismic activity in northern Illinois earlier this month.
Source: mySuburbanLife.com, Downers Grove, IL
Principal engineering geologist, Bob Bauer, speaks about data regarding two seismic events that shook the La Grange area Nov. 4, 2013.
Source: The Doings Weekly, Chicago, Illinois
Sen. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet, has formed a Clinton Landfill Working Group to step up oversight of the landfill. The working group includes representatives from Illinois State Water Survey and Illinois State Geological Survey as well as other government agencies.
Source: The Pantagraph, Bloomington, IL
Robert Bauer, principal engineering geologist at the Illinois State Geological Survey, said studies have been done on the east coast to determine the effects on water supplies.
Source: The Daily Illini
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