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Tap water study detects PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ across the US

At least 45% of the nation’s tap water is estimated to have one or more types of the chemicals known as per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances, or...

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Secretary Haaland, Leaders Celebrate New U.S. Geological Survey / University of Hawai’i Facility to Support Volcano Monitoring & Ecosystem Restoration

This release was originally shared by the Department of the Interior. 

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Elevated Arsenic in Grand Canyon Region Groundwater Sites Likely from Natural Sources

About 12% of 230 groundwater sites sampled in the Grand Canyon region over 45 years show arsenic concentrations greater than the U.S. Environmental...

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Yurok Tribe collects 500 square miles of lidar data in Yurok Territory

USGS-backed project strengthens Tribe’s sovereignty, natural resources management capacity

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USGS desarrolla una nueva capacidad de pronosticar probabilidades de cambios costeros relacionados con tormentas en Puerto Rico

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USGS develops new capability to forecast probability of storm-related coastal change in Puerto Rico

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In a changing ecosystem, Yellowstone grizzly bears are resilient

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have been able to gain the body fat they need for hibernation even as population...

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USGS Invests Millions in Critical-Minerals Mapping in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska. — The U.S. Geological Survey will invest more than $5.8 million to map critical-mineral resources in Alaska in partnership with the...

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New Online Maps for Exploring Groundwater Levels in Arizona

“Groundwater is a critical water resource in Arizona, and mostly invisible” said Fred Tillman, USGS research hydrologist and lead author of the study...

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Media Alert: The Wyoming State Geological Survey and U.S. Geological Survey announce low-level helicopter flights in Central Wyoming

The new airborne geophysical survey data will be collected using a helicopter and will fly over parts of central Wyoming, weather permitting. The...

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Media Alert: The USGS and agencies from four states announce low-level airplane flights in the Central Great Plains

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 helps map critical mineral resources in Alabama

The U.S. Geological Survey is providing more than $1 million to map critical mineral resources in Alabama in partnership with the Geological Survey of...

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