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USGS Releases Mineral Commodity Summaries 2024, finds US Mineral Production Jumped 4 billion to exceed 105 billion dollars

U.S. mineral production contributed more than 105 billion dollars to the U.S. economy in 2023—a 4 billion dollar increase over 2022—according to the...

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USGS partners with Havasupai Tribe to identify potential contaminant exposure pathways from Grand Canyon uranium mining

Reston, Va. — A new USGS report, co-produced with the Havasupai Tribe, identifies exposure pathways posed by uranium mining in the Grand Canyon...

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USGS partners with Nevada to map critical mineral potential with cutting-edge data in Nevada

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will invest more than $1 million in a new airborne geophysical survey to map critical mineral...

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Media Alert: Low-Level Flights to Image Geology over parts of Northeastern and Central Florida

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

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USGS multimillion-dollar science investments strengthen domestic supply chains for critical minerals

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey is investing millions of dollars in strengthening domestic supply chains for mineral resources critical to...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps fund new USGS facility at Colorado School of Mines, focused on energy and minerals research

Golden, Colo. — Representatives from the U.S. Geological Survey and Colorado School of Mines began a new chapter of their partnership today, breaking...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Brain, Director Applegate to Attend Groundbreaking for USGS Energy and Minerals Research Facility

RSVP requested to Emilie Rusch, 720-432-5203, erusch@mines.edu OR

Heidi Koehler, (720)320-1246, hkoehler@usgs.gov by 10 a.m., Nov. 13, 2023

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USGS Friday's Findings - November 17, 2023

Title: USGS decision support tools for hazard assessment, science coordination, and reclamation strategies on mined lands

Speaker: Dan Jones...

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A geologic leap forward for understanding Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Scientists in Wyoming are wrapping up a banner year for geologic data acquisition for the state with three large airborne geophysical...

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USGS provides $2 million to states to identify critical mineral potential in mine waste

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey has invested more than $2 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in cooperative...

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Media Alert: Low-Level Helicopter Flights to Image Geology in Western Nevada

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

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USGS partners with Arizona to map critical mineral potential with cutting-edge data

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will invest more than $3.1 million to map critical mineral resources in Arizona in partnership with...

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