13.06.2012 | Green Light for Construction of Accelerator FAIR
Environment Minister Puttrich grants legal building permit
The Hessian Environment Minister Lucia Puttrich granted the first partial legal building permit concerning radiation safety for one of the largest projects in basic research today. Together with Professor Günther Rosner, Scientific and Administrative Director of FAIR, she hereby gave green light for the construction of the new accelerator FAIR in Darmstadt. "With this permit the federal state government acknowledges its responsibility for Hessen as a place of innovation and research", says Puttrich. Furthermore she informed herself about the manyfold compensation measures for the environment taking place already now parallel to the construction works.