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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds geologic mapping in Maine

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Maine Geological survey are investing about $300,000 to conduct detailed 1:24,000-scale...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds geologic mapping in Kentucky

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Kentucky Geological Survey and the Tennessee Geological survey are investing abut $374,000 to map...

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Drought Watch Lifted for All Pennsylvania Counties

USGS groundwater and surface water monitoring data contributed to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (PaDEP) January 20, 2023...

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New Maps Predict Areas of Elevated Radon, Uranium in New Hampshire’s Groundwater

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists have produced statewide maps that show where elevated concentrations of radon and uranium may occur in New...

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Deicing New England’s Roads, Parking Areas, and Walkways is Changing the Region’s Water Quality

New England winters are synonymous with low temperatures, snowfall, and freezing rain. And, unless you plan on staying cozied up by the fire for the...

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New Brochure Informs Public about Merrimack River Watershed Monitoring

The USGS New England Water Science Center has created an informational brochure about the current water-quality monitoring taking place in the...

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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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Remembering Hurricane Sandy Ten Years Later

USGS New England Water Science Center staff deployed storm-tide sensors and rapid deployment gauges ahead of Hurricane Sandy – and measured high water...

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First Study to Track a Wild Bird Known to Have Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

LAUREL, Md. — For the first time, scientists have tracked the movement of a wild bird known to be infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza in...

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