County officials approve permit for meat plant
Aug. 3, 2012
by Meat&Poultry Staff
WABUSKA, Nev. – Commissioners in Lyon County, Nev., approved a special use permit that will allow a proposed meat processing plant to move forward in Wabuska, according to RGJ.com.
Walker River Meat Processing Inc., doing business as Lassen Meat Processing, will begin building a plant that could process up to 3,500 sheep, cattle and hogs per day. Once completed, the plant is expected to employ 600 people.
The $175 million plant will feature water treatment facilities, a geothermal plant and a hydroponics facility.