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News items described and linked on this webpage are highlights of selected studies conducted and publications produced by USGS Science Center staff members in Region 7:  Upper Colorado Basin. Left click on news item titles or "Read Article" links to view the original news items.

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Back and Forth: Public invited to ask questions and learn more about the low-level helicopter flying above the Illinois River Basin

Media representatives: Please join the U.S. Geological Survey, SkyTEM, and various partners for a demonstration takeoff of the low-flying helicopter...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds geologic mapping in Colorado

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Colorado Geological Survey are investing $300,000 to  map four 7.5-minute quadrangles (Rampant...

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Media Alert: Low-flying helicopter will survey Illinois River Basin for geologic, water studies

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

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USGS Updates Mineral Database with Indium Deposits in the United States

Reston, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has updated the U.S. Mineral Deposit Database (USMIN) to include 3 sites with historical indium...

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Media Alert: Low-level flights to image 3D geology in western and southwestern Utah

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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Media Alert: USGS study will dye Slate River green in November

Crested Butte, Colo — The U.S. Geological Survey will be conducting a non-toxic dye-tracing study in the Slate River, north of town, between Nov. 1...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical-minerals research in central Great Plains

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, thanks to substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical-minerals research along Colorado-Wyoming border

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, with substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it will...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical minerals research in Washington State

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, thanks to substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it...

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Biden-Harris Administration to map critical mineral potential in southwest United States using funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

RESTON, Va.—Through funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and National Aeronautics and Space...

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USGS Media Alert: Low-level flights to image 3D geology in northeastern Washington state

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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USGS Initiates Environmental Assessment for Energy and Minerals Research Facility in Colorado

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced today the initiation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed research facility on the Colorado...

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