- GeoGirls take on science at Mount St. Helens Updated: Aug-29-15 9:47 am
MOUNT ST. HELENS, Washington - Mai Brodniak crouched on the bank of Coldwater Lake while Cynthia Gardner, a U.S. Geological Survey research geologist, showed her how to stack sieves with various sizes of screens to separate the lake's gravel by size.
- Geological survey study finds mercury in Grand Canyon Updated: Aug-25-15 12:11 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Researchers say mercury and other chemicals that were found in Lake Powell have moved downstream and are now being found in fish and aquatic plants in the Grand Canyon.
- Geologist: Earthquakes linked to saltwater injection Updated: Aug-22-15 11:44 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Geological Survey believes an increase in earthquakes in two southern Kansas counties is linked to saltwater injection after oil and natural gas drilling, according to an agency scientist.
- Ishpeming donates 29-ton piece of iron ore to Michigan State Updated: Aug-18-15 2:17 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - A city in the Upper Peninsula has donated a 29-ton piece of iron ore to Michigan State University in honor of graduates in the mining industry.
- Feds seek to dismiss lawsuit against ocean blasting research Updated: Aug-17-15 3:28 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - The federal government has moved to dismiss a lawsuit brought by New Jersey environmental officials against a research project that blasts the ocean floor with sound waves, mainly because the project is already finished.
- West Texas rains expose national cemetery's grave conditions Updated: Aug-06-15 6:38 pm
EL PASO, Texas - Heavy rains have gone easy on Fort Bliss National Cemetery this season, officials said.