Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

All News Releases

Explore all news releases and refine search by filtering topics, location, and other advanced filters.

Filter Total Items: 1235
link

Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers Experiencing Widespread and Regional Changes

 

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District; and the U.S. Geological Survey, in partnership with others, have...

Read Article
link

Biden-Harris Administration Invests Over $74 Million in Federal-State Partnership for Critical Minerals Mapping

The USGS Earth MRI program announces its FY2022 investments in critical minerals mapping work.

Read Article
link

Media Alert: USGS dye tracing study on the Kansas River to aid in protecting water supplies

LAWRENCE, Kan.— U.S. Geological Survey scientists and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River at numerous...

Read Article
link

USGS Media Alert: USGS crews continue to measure and assess Yellowstone River flood conditions and probabilities

BILLINGS, MT — As devastating floods on the Yellowstone River continue, the U.S. Geological Survey is measuring streamflow and monitoring equipment at...

Read Article
link

USGS Grants More Than $4 Million to States to Preserve Vital Geologic Data and to Support Infrastructure Development

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will award $4.3 million to 33 state geological surveys to enable them to preserve vital geologic and geophysical...

Read Article
link

Toxicity of Forever Chemicals Varies Among Amphibian Species

Some important amphibian species are more vulnerable to the harmful effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, than other species...

Read Article
link

Media Alert: Helicopter Will Survey Portions of the Colorado River Basin for Water Studies

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

Read Article
link

Grasslands Worth Millions to Beekeepers, Invaluable to Birds

Grassland conservation in the Dakotas generates millions of dollars in annual revenue for beekeepers while improving the abundance of sensitive bird...

Read Article
link

USGS Media Alert: Flights Above Parts of Montana to Map Geology

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

Read Article
link

USGS, Apple Develop New Metric to Better Understand Global Mining Impacts of Key Minerals and their Future Supply

A new metric to quantify the amount of waste rock generated by mining for minerals essential to 21st century society has been created by the U.S...

Read Article
link

Media Alert: Public Invitation: Remembering the 1972 Flood, Planning for the Future of Water Resources

Media and the public are invited to a free meeting about critical South Dakota-area water issues on Thursday, April 27, in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Read Article
link

New federal partnership will advance predictive models of wildfire behavior

U.S. Geological Survey and Department of Energy Los Alamos National Laboratory partner to advance fire research capabilities supporting the work of...

Read Article