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June 19, 2019

Lab's NIF Slated for Budget Cut

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Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:00 am

The Trump Administration would like to cut the budget of the National Ignition Facility by 14 percent, from this year’s $344 million to $296 million in the coming year, according to news reports.

The cut, if realized in the actual budgets that emerge in the coming months, would be part of the Administration’s “shift in priorities away from the pursuit of fusion ignition,” according to a news summary from the American Institute of Physics.

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