The National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility: Issues for Congress

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This report outlines current progress towards establishment of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF), presents current and projected funding levels and timelines, and describes policy issues of potential interest to Congress, such as agency coordination, possession of viruses, construction timelines, disposition of PIADC, and community safety concerns.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 26, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Shea, Dana A.

Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

Creator (Author):
Monke, Jim

Specialist in Agricultural Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

Creator (Author):
Gottron, Frank

Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 26, 2008
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United States
Description:

This report outlines current progress towards establishment of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF), presents current and projected funding levels and timelines, and describes policy issues of potential interest to Congress, such as agency coordination, possession of viruses, construction timelines, disposition of PIADC, and community safety concerns.

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29 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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