ISGS in the News
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.
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”.