Media invited to attend press conference with Congressman Bill Foster at Fermilab, today, August 5, noon, Industrial Center Building

Congressman Bill Foster will announce today that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will provide Fermilab with an additional $60.2 million to support research toward next-generation particle accelerators and preliminary design for a future neutrino experiment. Foster will make the announcement in Fermilab’s Industrial Center Building. All media are invited to attend.

Media representatives wishing to attend should contact Elizabeth Clements at 630-840-3351, lizzie@fnal.gov or Kurt Riesselmann at 630-840-3351, kurtr@fnal.gov. To allow for a prompt start for the press conference, media are asked to arrive at the Industrial Center Building no later than 11:45 a.m.

Directions to the Industrial Center Building:

From the west, enter Fermilab on Pine Street and continue going straight on the road, driving past Wilson Hall. The Industrial Center Building will be on the left in a complex of five buildings about a quarter mile past Wilson Hall. A sign will be in front of the building, and security guards will provide directions and parking information .

From the east, enter Fermilab on Batavia Road. Drive past Eola Road and the buffalo barn. The Industrial Center Building will be on the right in a complex of five buildings. A sign will be in front of the building, and security guards will provide directions and parking information .

More information about Fermilab and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is available at http://www.fnal.gov/recovery/

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