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Plum Island New York

Trump Expresses Random Interest In Plum Island Sale

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump is thinking about adding an island to his already flashy portfolio. The real estate mogul and TV...

Feds: Controversial Plum Island Sale Will Go On As Planned

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The federal government's move to reaffirm its planned sale of Plum Island, an 843-acre animal disease research site off Long Island, ...

PICS: Debate Over Future Of Mysterious Island

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 10.26.2013 | New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- In the Oscar-winning movie "The Silence of the Lambs," FBI agent Clarice Starling offers killer Hannibal Lecter a chance to relocate ...

Island Where Scientists Experimented With Infectious Diseases Is For Sale

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. -- Selling an island where scientists have experimented with infectious animal diseases since the dawn of the Cold War was going to be d...

Cattle or People?

Karl Grossman | Posted 09.04.2012 | Green
Karl Grossman

The National Research Council has issued a report identifying "a number of deficiencies" in an "updated risk assessment" done by the federal government for the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility it wants to build in Kansas to replace the Plum Island Animal Disease Center off Long Island.

Human Body Washes Ashore On Mysterious Plum Island

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

PLUM ISLAND, N.Y. — A human body has washed ashore on New York's tiny Plum Island, where a U.S. government lab studies dangerous animal diseases...