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UR laser lab to receive over $80 million in federal funding

UR laser lab to receive over $80 million in federal funding

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Over $80 million in federal funding will be heading to the University of Rochester’s Lab for Laser Energetics. The funding was secured after a push by New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. They say it will be used for the “science-based stewardship of the nation’s nuclear weapon stockpile.” Officials also said it will support nearly 900 jobs. ...

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Chuck Schumer Kirsten Gillibrand N.Y. New York University of Rochester WROC