National bio-defense lab completion date moved to October
December 16, 2020
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The completion date for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan has been moved to October of 2021, federal officials said.
The biolab was originally scheduled to be completed in December but federal officials announced in April the deadline would be moved because of disruptions in supply chains and employee availability caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate on Tuesday announced the revised "substantial completion" date. That's the day when t...