ISGS in the News
The founding director of the University of Illinois Prairie Research Institute is stepping down after six years and plans to retire next year.
Source: The News-Gazette, Champaign IL
ISGS geologists, John Nelson and Scott Elrick talk about their research on the Danville underground fossil forest.
Source: Illinois Times
R. Bauer, engineering geologist, talks about the new proposed fracking regulations with News Bureau physical sciences editor Liz Ahlberg.
On August 20, Subhash Bhagwat and Donald Mikulic were invited by the United Citizens of Robbins (UCOR) to provide information regarding the limestone occurrence and the economic aspects of its possible exploitation by mining.
Source: Southtown Star
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced 32 new and continuing multiyear, multimillion-dollar Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs). Among them, the new “Center for Geologic Storage of CO2”.
Engineering geologist, Robert Bauer, discusses the difficulty in preparing for something you can't predict.
State agencies utilize ILMINES to aid in mine subsidence reports.
Source: Journal Standard, Freeport, IL
Richard Berg, Interim Director of the Illinois State Geological Survey, gives his input on what makes Illinois so flat.
Source: Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL
Updated maps show a previously undiscovered area of underground coal mines in a mixed residential and commercial area of Springfield.
The archive of over 170 quadrangle maps was donated to the library by Pekin resident Merle H. Glick, who built up an impressive collection of ISGS topographic maps over his years of traveling, hiking or canoeing through Illinois.
Source: Pekin Daily Times