Hermiston does not want horse slaughter on its doorstep

Horses tagged by the USDA for slaughter for human consumption.

RICHARD COCKLE, reporting for The Oregonian writes: "Once wide open to virtually any industry that promised payrolls and jobs, the eastern Oregon town of Hermiston is taking a stand against the latest business poised to land on its doorstep." I don't think the first thing you want to see when you get off the freeway… Continue reading Hermiston does not want horse slaughter on its doorstep

Hermiston officials oppose horse slaughter project

Slaughter tools. Google image.

AP | Sept. 25, 2012 Hermiston, OR -- The city of Hermiston's land-use attorney says the site proposed for a horse slaughtering plant does not have a water right and isn't zoned for that kind of facility. Portland lawyer Mike Robinson told city officials that the 234 acres near Interstate 84 is zoned for exclusive… Continue reading Hermiston officials oppose horse slaughter project