N.C. Consortium suspends NBAF bid | North Carolina | Indy Week
Pin It

N.C. Consortium suspends NBAF bid 

BioRegion News is reporting that the N.C. Consortium is backing off its bid for the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility in Butner, citing strong opposition to the plan. (BioRegion's Web site requires registration to read the full story but is free.)

This announcement comes on the heels of a puff piece in the August edition of NC Magazine, the state's Chamber of Commerce publication, on NBAF's merits and, in the mag's viewpoint, certain economic boon for the state.

Check back at indyweek.com today and tomorrow for more updates.

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

Latest in North Carolina



Twitter Activity

Comments

I fully support stronger regulation in this area. The powerful lobby has had its way for too long and it …

by Judy Payne on U.S. Representative David Price Wants the Feds to Regulate N.C. Hog Farms (North Carolina)

Pretty sure this is all the Republicans' fault, starting of course with Bush. It is a conspiracy to make a …

by John Trololo on Water Levels Are Declining in North Carolina’s Rivers and Streams, and Scientists Are Concerned (North Carolina)

Most Recent Comments

I fully support stronger regulation in this area. The powerful lobby has had its way for too long and it …

by Judy Payne on U.S. Representative David Price Wants the Feds to Regulate N.C. Hog Farms (North Carolina)

Pretty sure this is all the Republicans' fault, starting of course with Bush. It is a conspiracy to make a …

by John Trololo on Water Levels Are Declining in North Carolina’s Rivers and Streams, and Scientists Are Concerned (North Carolina)

When the fracking rigs start setting up you will see all of our water mixed with poison toxins and pumped …

by Tony D on Water Levels Are Declining in North Carolina’s Rivers and Streams, and Scientists Are Concerned (North Carolina)

Yep, let's blame this on climate change, too. There, that was easy. …

by John Trololo on Water Levels Are Declining in North Carolina’s Rivers and Streams, and Scientists Are Concerned (North Carolina)

I am looking for a doublewide for my land. I have 10 acres paid for and need a home. Please …

by Joy Crisp Ivan on Abandoned mobile homes plague North Carolina (North Carolina)

© 2017 Indy Week • 320 E. Chapel Hill St., Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation