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US National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility - Concern at decision to move from Plum Island to Kansas


September 2013 ~ An avoidable mistake to sell off this excellent laboratory.

September 2013 ~ Plum Island is considered to be one of the richest natural resources in the Northeast.

September 2013 ~ "I'm the mayor in the sense that I'm the face of Plum Island"

August 25th 2012 ~ The Senator for Kansas wants the work to continue

August 24th 2012 ~ Concern for the long-term future of the Plum Island Animal Disease Center and its vital research

June 5th 2012 ~ "Construction of an ambitious National Bio and Agro-Defense Center in this Kansas university town is on hold due to the federal budget crunch"

February 14th 2012 ~ US. budget proposal "raised new doubts about the future of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense (NBAF) Facility under construction near Kansas State University."

April 28th 2011 ~ "It has never been fully explained why a new lab could not be built on the existing Plum Island on Long Island, NY"

April 16th, 2011 ~ New facility now expected not to open until 2018 .

October 9 2009 ~ Plum Island will be offered for sale in about six months, according to an official with the U.S. General Services Administration.

October 8 2009 ~ Biodefence centre in Kansas - no early construction money

September 18 2009 ~ Pre-construction work contract has already been awarded

September 3 2009 ~ recommendation to phase out Plum Island "essentially a rush job" says U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.)

August 1 2009 ~ Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, is urged to "revisit the decision to phase out Plum Island"

July 27 2009 ~ The Department of Homeland Security "relied on a rushed, flawed study" to move FMD research from Plum Island to Kansas, says the GAO

January 16 2009 ~ Concern at decision to move from Plum Island to Kansas

6 August 2008 ~ Continuing deep concern about the siting of the US National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility on the mainland

July 6 2008 ~ "Plum Island is the clear choice for the NBAF, and Homeland Security should opt to build it there."

June 23 2008 ~ "if foot-and-mouth does get out, what does that mean to these sites?"

Monday 8 June ~ "... if the lab comes to Kansas it will be surrounded by agricultural production.." says professor at Kansas State

May 27 2008 ~ US Government Accounting Office report warns about what happened at Pirbright

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                  


Concern about Security at Plum Island

Back to warmwell.com website Aug 18 2004 http://www.indyeastend ...
.I applaud the NLRB.s decision,. said Senator Hillary Clinton, who along with Congressman Tim Bishop has been involved with Plum Island since inaugurations. ...
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But Homeland Security opted not to go beyond informing Clinton, Bishop, ... between the Plum Island research facility and the local community," they said. ...
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(The first took place the day before the center's 50th anniversary drew large crowds, but Plum Island officials said nothing.) Clinton and Bishop told ...
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Questions about the security of Plum Island arose after the 2001 terrorist ... Clinton and Bishop defended the whistleblower and said firing him sent the ...
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Foot and Mouth Concern
An August 2 letter signed by Senator Hillary Clinton and Congressman Tim Bishop to the director of the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, released yesterday ...
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