County officials approve permit for meat plant

by Meat&Poultry Staff
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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.

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