ISGS in the News
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced on August 17 that it will dole out a total of almost $17 million to research new CO2storage technologies through DOE’s Carbon Storage Program.
Source: Power Magazine
The Illinois Basin–Decatur Project is one of the projects selected to receive funding from The U.S. Department of Energy.
Source: EIN Newsdesk
Bill Wheelhouse of NPR Illinois discussed sinkholes in the state with Sam Panno of the Illinois State Geological Survey.
Source: WUIS 91.9
"Homeowners, developers and city planners can at least determine where those mines are located, using maps such as that provided by the Illinois State Geological Survey athttp://www.isgs.illinois.edu/ilmines since 2010."
The Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) is proud to announce it has launched a new website to coalesce the dozens of water scholars on the University of Illinois’ Urbana-Champaign campus.
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