The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) was awarded two projects totaling $10.1 million Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under the Department's CarbonSAFE R&D program to develop [...]
Researchers have detected prescription and over-the-counter medications and personal care products in Illinois groundwater, an indication that humans are contaminating water that is vital to aquatic life. [...]
Each September as preparations are made for the Illinois agricultural harvest, specialists gather at the University of Illinois campus to consider priorities for the coming year’s geologic mapping of the state. [...]
A study of the economic impact of the aggregate industry in Illinois suggests that the industry has nearly recovered from the 2008 recession, with $1.1 billion in nonfuel mineral extraction (2013 data) compared with $1.2 [...]
When the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Jo Daviess County was recognized with the Effective Community Engagement Award at the organization’s 52nd National Convention June 16-19. [...]
ISGS in the News
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded two grants totaling $10 million to Illinois State Geological Survey.
Decatur's Richland Community College has prepared for the proposed CarbonSAFE CO2 storage project by developing a Carbon Capture and Storage curriculum for students.
Source: Herald & Review
While exploring a pair of Illinois caves, Samuel Panno noticed a peculiar thing: some of the stalagmites had smaller, neighboring growths that were lighter in color...
Source: Smithsonian Magazine.com
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