Federal Budget Repeals Auction Of Plum Island In Suffolk CountyBack in 2008, Congress created a federal law to mandate the sale to the highest bidder, but local lawmakers and environmentalists fought it and won.
Federal Lawsuit Seeks To Block Planned Sale Of Plum IslandA lawsuit filed by environmental groups seeks to block the sale of Plum Island, home to the nation's only animal disease testing laboratory.
Coast Guard: Overturned Kayak Prompts Missing Person SearchThe Coast Guard is looking for a possible missing person after a Good Samaritan reported an overturned kayak off of Plum Island Monday afternoon.
Donald Trump Expresses Interest In Plum IslandThe 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.
State Demands Environmental Review For Plum Island Before Any SaleThe 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.
Federal Government Pushing Ahead With Plum Island SaleThe 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.
Sen. Blumenthal Joins Those Who Want Plum Island PreservedThe 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.