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Dawn Burkholder, owner of Dawn’s Original Grooming, a pet-grooming business in Thomson, agreed.

“This is going to be a good thing,” she said during a telephone interview with The Washington Times. “I think it’s going to create a lot of little jobs that are behind the scenes that we don’t see.”

Neither woman expressed any fears about safety.

“I’m not concerned,” Ms. Burkholder said. “I think the federal government will take care of that.”

Ben Conery, Andrea Billups and Stephen Dinan contributed to this report.