Significant ISGS Achievements
In May of 2000, Escherichia coli bacteria contaminated the drinking water of the rural community of Walkerton, Ontario. Seven people died and nearly half of the population of 5,000 [...]
The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Jo Daviess County has been chosen as one of four finalists for the National League of Women Voters’ Effective Community Engagement Award [...]
Coal-fired power plants are facing stringent regulations intended to reduce the emissions of mercury, acid gases (such as hydrogen chloride and sulfur oxides) [...]
The Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute and the Departments of Geology and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), cordially welcome Dr. Jorge Rabassa [...]
This year marks the 50th Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America’s North-Central Section, to be held April 1 [...]
ISGS in the News
Officials say west Danville sinkhole above mine shaft: An 8 feet by 10 feet sinkhole is "not a mine shaft but is pit subsidence resulting from an underlying mine", according to IDNR.
Source: Commercial-News - Danville, IL
Using a grant from the National Energy Technology Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, ISGS intends to develop brine extraction and treatment technologies that will facilitate the commercialization of geologic carbon dioxide storage.
Source: Herald & Review - Decatur, IL
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