ISGS in the News
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.
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