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Below are our most recent USGS News items, Technical Announcements, Featured Stories and Science Snippets. For inquires, please contact our center outreach coordinator, Maria Montour. 

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Back and Forth: Public invited to ask questions and learn more about the low-level helicopter flying above the Illinois River Basin

Media representatives: Please join the U.S. Geological Survey, SkyTEM, and various partners for a demonstration takeoff of the low-flying helicopter...

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Media Alert: The USGS Announces Low-Level Helicopter Flights in Nevada

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology are partnering to image geology using airborne geophysical...

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Media Alert: Low-flying helicopter will survey Illinois River Basin for geologic, water studies

Note to Editors: In the public interest and in accordance with FAA regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne project. Your...

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Media Alert: Low-Level Helicopter Flights to Image 3-Dimensional Geology in Nevada and California

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology are partnering to image geology using airborne geophysical...

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USGS Updates Mineral Database with Indium Deposits in the United States

Reston, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has updated the U.S. Mineral Deposit Database (USMIN) to include 3 sites with historical indium...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps map critical mineral resources in Nevada and Oregon

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in partnership with Nevada and Oregon officials, announces more than $1.45 million has been awarded...

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Scientists Discover Significant Critical Minerals Potential in Northern Maine

RESTON, Va.— A team of state and federal scientists have discovered an area in northern Maine that is high in critical mineral resources, highlighting...

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Low-level flights to image 3D geology in central Arkansas and southern Missouri

Editor: In the public interest and in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne...

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Media Alert: Low-level flights to image 3D geology in western and southwestern Utah

Editor: In the public interest and in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical-minerals research in central Great Plains

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, thanks to substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical-minerals research along Colorado-Wyoming border

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, with substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it will...

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Biden-Harris Administration to map critical mineral potential in southwest United States using funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

RESTON, Va.—Through funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and National Aeronautics and Space...

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