ISGS in the News
Illinois Public Media spoke with Finley, director of the Advanced Energy Technology Initiative about funding cuts to carbon capture.
Source: Peoria Public Radio - Peoria, IL
The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium, led by the Illinois State Geological Survey, is evaluating options for the 60,000-square-mile Illinois Basin
Data from this pilot test will provide the Department, MTR, and their project partners (including Illinois State Geological Survey) with insights into the next steps required for further scale-up and field tests.
Source: EIN News
McHenry County Conservation District maintenance worker finds prehistoric giant beaver tooth outside Marengo.
After working as a University employee for 25 years at ISGS, Michael Chrzastowski graduated on Dec. 20 with a master’s degree in religion with a focus on Islam, achieving a degree that was 10 years in the making.
Source: The Daily Illini - Champaign, IL
Senior paleontologist, Joe Devera, speaks at a program entitled "Monsters of the Paleozoic". This program, held by the Sierra Club of Carbondale, IL, features a short survey of the Paleozoic periods and examples of large organisms.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced that the Illinois Basin-Decatur Project successfully captured and stored one million metric tons of carbon dioxide.
ISGS geologist Rob Finley discusses the current status of the Illinois Basin Decatur Project.
Source: Herald-Review: Decatur, IL
Illinois State Geological Survey participated in a teacher conference on coal energy.
Source: The Herald News: Joliet, IL