Lava recovery programs see some progress, but also delays

  • A USGS gas geochemist and colleagues from the United Kingdom carry multi-gas sensors as they approach the degassing fissure 8 cone during Kilauea Volcano’s 2018 eruption. (USGS photo by P. Nadeau)

In 2021, the third year since the eruption of Kilauea in lower Puna, some recovery programs are seeing progress while others remain in limbo.