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Governor Paterson Announces Plans to Support Brookhaven National Laboratory with NYPA Power Allocation
Low-Cost Electricity Would Support Plans for High-Intensity Light Beam Project and Hundreds of New Jobs
Governor David A. Paterson today announced an agreement to allocate low-cost electricity for Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) that will support the construction of a high-intensity light beam project known as the One of ten national laboratories overseen and primarily funded by the
Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Brookhaven National Laboratory
conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in
energy technologies and national security. Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major
scientific facilities available to university, industry and government researchers.
Brookhaven is operated and managed for DOE's Office of Science by Brookhaven Science
Associates, a limited-liability company founded by the Research Foundation for the State
University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, the largest academic user of
Laboratory facilities, and Battelle, a nonprofit, applied science and technology organization.