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Roxbury Organizers Continue to Fight Biolab
11 Jun 2006
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Despite the recent ground-breaking of Boston University's BioSafety Level 4 laboratory, Roxbury organizers are still trying to stop its construction. The lab, which would test deadly pathogens such as anthrax and ebola, purportedly using scores of animals in the process, would be located next to the Roxbury neighborhood, putting Roxbury residents at grave risk in the case of a leak.
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On Monday, June 5th, the Boston City Council held a hearing about the city's emergency preparedness plan, including evacuation plans in the case of a leak from Boston University's new biolab. Klare Allen and others from the Roxbury-based group Safety Net share their reactions to the evacuation plan and talk about the current state of the campaign to stop the lab.
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