The Kentucky Geological Survey will preserve mineral cores from western and south-central Kentucky through Save America’s Treasures, a National Park Service grant program in collaboration with the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Kentucky Geological Survey geologist Marty Parris is leading a two-year project to measure methane emissions from orphaned oil and gas wells in Kentucky. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that contributes significantly to global warming.
The first cohort of interns in a new Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) program are spending their summers contributing to statewide research projects focused on geologic resources, environmental issues and natural hazards affecting Kentucky.
The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Kentucky Geological Survey at the University of Kentucky have announced a collaborative project focused on mine methane (CH4) emissions in the state.