Richardson helped broker deal to provide care for chimps
June 4, 2017
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson helped broker a deal that provides long-term care for chimpanzees in northern Liberia that were part of a research colony.
The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/2rq3UHf) that funding for the chimps' care had dwindled and was then cut short by the New York Blood Center, which for decades had used the animals to test hepatitis B vaccines and other treatments.
The Humane Society of the United States and the New York Blood Center announced last week that they had reached a $6 million agreement to provide long-term care for...