State Issues MEPA Certificate Approving Research at Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories

The Massachusetts Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs announced that he has issued a Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) certificate for Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL). This action signifies the state’s approval for BSL-3 and BSL-4 research to be conducted in the NEIDL and allows final state permits to be issued for the project. Continue reading

NIH concludes that BU Biolab poses minimal risk to community

Today, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a Supplemental Record of Decision on Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) affirming that the lab poses minimal risk to the surrounding community. Continue reading