ISGS in the 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
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.