ISGS in the News
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
Rob Finley speaks with correspondents from The Weather Channel in a short video on the carbon sequestration process at ADM in Decatur, IL.
Source: The Weather Channel
Rob Finley talks about progress made on the Illinois Basin Decatur project.
Source: Herald-Review, Decatur, IL
Rob Finley, leader of the Illinois State Geological Survey sequestration team, and Sallie Greenberg address concerns with groundwater safety measures associated with carbon sequestration.
Source: Herald Review, Decatur, IL