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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Plum Island: Sens. Gillibrand and Schumer reintroduce legislation to prevent sale

New York Senators, Kirsten Gillibrand, Charles E. Schumer  and Connecticut Sens. Richard Blumenthal  and Chris Murphy announced the reintroduction of the Plum Island Conservation Act, legislation that would More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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Donald Trump considers buying Plum Island

With the building of the the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in Manhattan, Kansas to replace the aging and outdated, six-decade old Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Suffolk County, New York, the More...

By Robert On Saturday, May 18th, 2013
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USDA develops new cell line for detection of foot-and-mouth disease

USDA scientists at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center  have developed a new cell line that rapidly and accurately detects foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV), according to a USDA news release May 16. Photo More...

By Robert On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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Discovery Channel to air ‘America’s Most Secret: Structures’ featuring Plum Island…I think

Public domain photo/Keith Weller Back in July, a promo video was published for the Plum Island special on Discovery’s program “America’s Most Secret: Structures”, and many of our readers More...

By Robert On Monday, July 16th, 2012
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A scaled-back ‘Plum Island’ Kansas lab would meet U.S. needs according to NRC report

Public domain photo/Keith Weller A government-backed committee of the National Research Council issued a report Friday saying the United States would have adequate biosecurity protections even if plans for a proposed More...

By Robert On Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
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Plum Island to be featured on Discovery’s “America’s Most Secret: Structures”

Need a dose of conspiracy? What lies beyond the shores of the small island near Long Island, NY? What’s with all the secrecy? The Discovery Channel will take a closer look at the home of the notorious home More...

By Robert On Friday, November 26th, 2010
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Transplanting Plum Island to Kansas: is the country’s food supply at risk?

The controversial animal disease research laboratory, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, located on the relatively remote island off the tip of Long Island will be moving to the heartland of America, Manhattan, More...

By Robert On Saturday, October 30th, 2010
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Did Lyme disease originate out of Plum Island?

Many in the Lyme disease community and so-called “conspiracy theorists” have been making this claim for a long time. While no surprise, the Department of Homeland Security has unequivocally denied it. On their More...


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