NM company's plans to open a horse slaughterhouse faces a series of setbacks

  • by: JERI CLAUSING , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 22, 2013 - 9:20 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico company's hard-fought attempt to convert its cattle plant to a horse slaughterhouse was dealt a series of new blows Monday, with the state denying its wastewater permit and actor Robert Redford, former Gov. Bill Richardson and the state attorney general announcing plans to intervene in a lawsuit seeking to block a return to domestic horse slaughter.

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