ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - Actor Robert Redford and former Gov. Bill Richardson are joining the fight to stop the Valley Meats horse slaughterhouse from opening in Roswell.
The two have created the foundation to protect New Mexico wildlife. They're working to join a movement to get a temporary restraining order to block the planned opening set for Aug. 5.
New Mexico Attorney General Gary King has also joined the lawsuit which was first brought forth by the Front Range Equine Rescue and Humane Society.
The groups claim that the Agriculture Department didn't properly study the environmental impacts of the slaughterhouse
King argues that the meat is dangerous because animals are often treated with drugs.
A judge will consider the arguments Aug. 2.
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