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United States Cattlemen’s Group Worried About Bio Lab In Kansas

United States Cattlemen’s Group Worried About Bio Lab In Kansas

 

U.S. Cattlemen Association members are concerned the federal budget that has passed both houses of Congress contains funding for a bio disease laboratory in Manhattan, Kansas. The old facility has been located on an island off the mainland away from cattle country. Cattlemen Association’s Executive Vice President Jess Peterson says his group is worried about that facility being located near large herds of cattle where an unintended outbreak or accident could cause devastation.

Peterson says just because the budget authorizes $ 404 million for the laboratory doesn’t mean it’s a done deal.

He says U.S. Cattlemen will continue pushing Congress and the President when the spending mechanism debate comes up.

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