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Upcoming Events

HGS General Dinner- How a Carbon Tax Could Benefit US Producers

Mon 02 Mar

The CFD program, if enacted nationwide, would within a decade begin the elimination of coal usage for electrical power generation while...

Geo Trivia Night of Fun

Wed 04 Mar

The NeoGeos group is hosting a GeoTrivia Fun Night at Liberty Station Bar on Washington Avenue, Houston on March 4, 7-9pm.

HGS E & E Horizontal Well Used for Coal Ash Basin Dewatering

Wed 11 Mar

This presentation details the design, construction, and results of a 650-foot long dewatering well installed in a 9-acre closed ash basin using...

Recent Blog Posts

From the President-February 2020

February 1, 2020 - 12:00am

From the President ..  Planning for HGS’s 100th Birthday  by Jon Blickwede   president@hgs.orgThis month, I’ve decided to take a detour from my exploration theme to highlight the fact that the centennial of the HGS is just around the corner and the preparations for...

From the Bulletin Editor-February 2020

February 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Becoming a Truly Active Member of HGSFrom Fang Lin- Bulletin Editor:....Fellow HGS members:I hope your 2020 has been going well. This month I want to encourage you to become a truly active member of our society. At any time of a year there are typically somewhere between 2000 – 3000...

From the President- January 2020

January 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Exploring Other Worlds… Again..From President Jon Blickwede... I’ve been thinking about the geological component of space exploration this past year, for a few reasons. First, because 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Second, one of my other recent activities...

From the Editor- January 2020

January 1, 2020 - 12:00am

Be Truly Open-Minded Happy New Year! Fellow HGS members- From Bulletin Editor Fang Lin.... I hope you all have had a great holiday season and are fully recharged for 2020.At the end of November, I went on vacation in China. First, I want to thank the HGS Editor-Elect Ceri...

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