USGS Invests $4.3 Million to Preserve Vital Geological and Geophysical Data

Through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has granted $4.3 million dollars to state surveys in an effort to preserve critical mineral resources.

According to the USGS, investments made through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law have expanded the USGS National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program’s capacity to support preservation of physical samples and earth science assets for future use, to advance new scientific discoveries, and to inform hazard mitigation, infrastructure development, critical minerals characterization and climate resilience.

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