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Pictured above: Congressman Paul Tonko (fourth from right) tours Dr. Laura Wehermann’s lab in SoMAS along with Center for Clean Water Technology staff. 

From the Stony Brook University Capitols and Communities Newsletter, June 28, 2017.

On June 6, Congressman Paul Tonko (NY-20) met with Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) researchers and the Center for Clean Water Technology staff to learn about the latest innovation and development in clean water technology.

Rich Reeder, Vice President for Research, and Dr. Christopher Gobler, Co-Director of the Center for Clean Water Technology, welcomed the Congressman and provided an overview of Stony Brook’s research. The Congressman then toured three labs in SoMAS and one lab in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences to observe firsthand Stony Brook’s state-of-the-art facilities and groundbreaking research being performed.  Following his visit to Stony Brook, the Congressman toured Brookhaven National Laboratories.

Congressman Tonko serves on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee and the Energy and Commerce Committee.

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