Senator Roberts

Agriculture
11:33 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Sen. Roberts: NBAF Construction Set To Begin

The DHS animal disease lab known as NBAF will begin construction Tuesday, May 28th, according to Kansas Senator Pat Roberts.
Credit Department of Homeland Security

Groundbreaking for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility will take place next Tuesday in Manhattan, Kansas according to a release from Senator Robert's office.

Cost sharing for this phase of the animal disease lab will be about equal - 50/50- for the independent power plant required on the 48 acre site at Kansas State University. Both Kansas and the federal government are putting in roughly $40 million.

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