Valley Meat horse slaughter water discharge permit hearing set for Oct. 22

A Pet Examiner article reports: The State of New Mexico Environment Department on Friday set a public hearing for a water-discharge permit denied a horse slaughter plant, Valley Meat Company, in Ju…

EPONA – Equine Protection of North America‘s insight:

Why is this important?  Because if he can clear the EPA hurdles and show that he can process horse blood (which a horse holds far more blood than a cow) he will be able to pass another huge hurdle in having the distinct honor of opening a slaughter plant on US soil in over six years.  

If you are not clear on what these slaughter plants have done in the past, be sure to look up a series of articles done by professional writer, Vickery Eckhoff from Forbes.  Well worth the read. 

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