The real estate mogul and television reality star tells The Associated Press that he’d consider purchasing the island off the east coast of Long Island.
The State of New York has demanded a review of environmental conditions on Plum Island, off the coast of eastern Long Island, before the federal government can sell the island and move an infectious animal disease laboratory to a new facility in Kansas.
The study, which included numerous maps and exhibits, did not identify any potential buyers for the 843-acre property located about 100 miles east of New York City.
The federal government is shutting down the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, located on Long Island Sound. Now the debate over what to do with the space.