Biodefense Facility Bid

Sigo, Shelly
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/23/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32345, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports that Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour will submit a proposal to lure the National Bio and Agrodefense Facility to the state. The federal facility is currently located on Plum Island off Long Island, New York. It primarily conducts research on foreign animal diseases, potential agents that can could affect humans, bioterrorism, drugs and vaccines.


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