ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - A federal judge in Albuquerque says she will decide by the end of October whether a horse slaughter plant in Roswell can open.
Some animal rights groups sued to keep Valley Meat Company from opening citing environmental concerns.
The plant's attorney says the case has now been put on the court schedule.
Each side will file briefs over the next month stating their position and the judge will issue a final ruling by the end of next month.
The animal rights groups have had to post a bond to cover Valley Meat's financial losses should they lose in court.
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Thieves are leaving big, gaping holes around Roswell.
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