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President Proposes Nearly $1.8 Billion for USGS Science in FY 2024

Science investments focus on landscape-scale issues, natural disasters and critical minerals while preparing tomorrow’s workforce

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps map critical mineral resources in Utah

The U.S. Geological Survey will provide more than $6.6 million to map critical mineral resources in Utah, in partnership with the Utah Geological...

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New tool models the future for wild horses on public lands

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Geological Survey and the Bureau of Land Management today announced the public release of a new modeling program designed...

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El USGS Selecciona la Cuenca del Río Trinity-San Jacinto para estudiar los impactos del cambio climático y la variabilidad del nivel del mar

RESTON, Va. - El Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS) ha seleccionado la cuenca del río Trinity-San Jacinto, en Texas, como la última ubicación...

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USGS Selects Trinity-San Jacinto River Basin to Study Impacts of Climate Change, Sea Level Variability

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey selected the Trinity-San Jacinto River Basin in Texas as the latest location for an in-depth examination of...

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USGS makes $5 million available from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for mine waste research

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is soliciting proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 grants to collect data on mine waste. This new...

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Ley Bipartidista de Infraestructura ayuda a científicos a cartografiar la geología de Puerto Rico

Reston, Va. — El Servicio Geológico de los Estados Unidos (USGS, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy que, con fondos sustanciales de la Ley...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps scientists map geology of Puerto Rico

Reston, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced today that, with substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law...

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USGS Records Nonfuel Mineral Production Jump of $3.6 Billion in 2022

RESTON, Va. – U.S. mines produced approximately $98.2 billion in nonfuel mineral commodities in 2022—an estimated $3.6 billion increase over the 2021...

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The USGS Seeks Public Comment on Helium Supply Risk

RESTON, Va — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today it is providing an opportunity to comment by March 16, 2023, on helium supply risk. 

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Climate change and pesticides imperil a once common pollinator

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The western bumble bee was once common in western North America, but increasing temperatures, drought, and pesticide use have...

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New big game migration maps support conservation planning across the West

LARAMIE, Wyo.The USGS, in partnership with state and Tribal wildlife agencies, today published the third volume in a series of new maps of big game...

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