Preserve Plum Island - Fighting to preserve 843 acres of wildlife habitat from development

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September 28, 2016 How Art, Storytelling Are Being Used to Save Plum Island
September 22, 2016 (Letter to the Editor) Don’t Sell Plum Island New York Times
June 8, 2016 State Lawmakers Pitch Marine Mammal & Sea Turtle Protections Around Plum Island East End Beacon
June 7, 2016 Plum Island sea mammals targeted for legislative protection Newsday (Password Required)
April 24, 2016 Rep. Zeldin Announces Major Breakthrough Regarding Legislation to Protect Plum Island Congressman Lee Zeldin's Website
April 24, 2016 New Hope For Bill That Would Squash Plum Island Sale East End Beacon
April 24, 2016 Zeldin unveils new plan fight Plum Island sale The Suffolk Times
April 24, 2016 Zeldin: Measure to halt effort to sell Plum Island pending study will move forward Southold Local
April 24, 2016 Zeldin plan would halt sale of Plum Island to private buyers Newsday
April 22, 2016 Zeldin: We must protect the future of Plum Island Long Island Business News
April 7, 2016 Effort to Save Plum Island Gaining Support The Fisherman
March 29, 2016 Plum Island may be turned into a national park rather than sold to developers Homeland Security News Wire
March 28, 2016 Preserve the treasure that is Plum Island Newsday (Editorial)
March 27, 2016 Plum Island May Be Saved from Developers CT Post
March 25, 2016 Congressional leaders work to take Plum Island off the market The Day
Mach 25, 2016 EPA, Homeland Security to weigh in on new Plum Island study Newsday
March 21, 2016 Safeguarding Our Environment Congressman Lee Zeldin's Website
March 21, 2016 Fight ramps up against sale of Plum Island to highest private sector bidder Southold Local
March 21, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand Make New Senate Push to Preserve Plum Island & To Prevent Sale to Highest Bidder
October 16, 2015 New push to stop Plum Island sale The CT Mirror
October 13, 2015 Sen. Blumenthal pushing to save Plum Island
October 13, 2015 New Haven forum brings agreement on need to preserve Plum Island New Haven Register
June 24, 2015 Measure in Washington would scuttle sale of Plum Island Newsday
April 20, 2015 Zeldin Reintroduces Bishop’s Bill to Protect Plum Island East End Beacon
January 23, 2014 Lawmakers Urge Secretary Johnson to Save Tax Dollars and Keep Plum Island Facility Open Congressman Tim Bishop
October 2, 2013 Preserve Plum Island: A sense that the remarkable and history-filled isle should be preserved The East Hampton Star
September 19, 2013 Save Plum Island From Development The Courant
September 17, 2013 NY, Conn. lawmakers: Block Plum Island sale Newsday
August 27, 2013 Southold vote precludes Plum Island housing Newsday
August 27, 2013 Southold Town adopts local zoning for Plum Island The Suffolk Times
July 18, 2013 Bishop Launches “Save, Don’t Sell, Plum Island” Effort The Sag Harbor Express
July 18, 2013 Kansas NBAF funding advances in US Senate The Island Packet
July 17, 2013 Congressman Tim Bishop Introduced New Legislation To Preserve Southold's Plum Island
July 16, 2013 Bishop introduces ‘Save, don’t sell, Plum Island’ bill The Suffolk Times
July 16, 2013 Some seek to halt sale of NY's Plum Island, lab CNS News
July 16, 2013 Connecticut, N.Y. legislators want law on Plum Island sale repealed New Haven Register
July 16, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney introduce legislation to prevent Plum Island sale New Haven Register
July 16, 2013 Bishop proposes fix for Plum Island sale East End Beacon
July 16, 2013 Bishop Seeks To Save, Not Sell, Plum Island North Fork Patch
July 16, 2013 Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Introduce Legislation to Protect Plum Island Sen. Richard Blumenthal Press Release
July 16, 2013 Bishop Introduces 'Save, Don't Sell Plum Island' Legislation Rep. Tim Bishop Press Release
July 16, 2013 NY, Conn. lawmakers try to halt Plum Island sale
May 20, 2013 N.Y. Town Eyes Limit on Use of Plum Island
May 20, 2013 Plum Island Sale Prompts Environmentalists, Long Island Officials To Seek Development Protection Huffington Post
May 9, 2013 Southold weighs zone change for Plum Island Newsday
May 9, 2013 Turner: Act now to restrict development on Plum Island Newsday
April 30, 2013 Congressman, Residents Discuss Plum Island's Future North Fork Patch
January 22, 2013 Plum Island Seeks $1.5M for Lighthouse Repairs Newsday
January 3, 2013 Zoning plan would keep much of Plum Island open space Newsday
November 13, 2012 Video: U.S. cattle country in uproar at virus-lab plan BBC News
October 31, 2012 A Conversation with Bob DeLuca (President of Group for the East End) The Sag Harbor Express
October 28, 2012 AG: Statement recommending Plum Island sale is inadequate North Fork Patch
October 24, 2012 Opinion: Protect Plum Island as a National Wildlife Refuge North Fork Patch
October 18, 2012 US plan to sell Plum Island questioned in Connecticut
October 13, 2012 What does the future hold for Plum Island? The Suffolk Times
September 23, 2012 Flora and fauna part of discussion of Plum Island's future
July 14, 2012 U.S. Should Scale Down $1 Billion Kansas Biodefense Lab: Study
July 14, 2012 Animal Testing Center Project Should Be Scaled Back
July 14, 2012 Panel Supports Biosecurity Project NewsOK - The Oklahoman
July 14, 2012 New biolab Report Questions Size and Costs The Wichita Eagle
July 11, 2012 Federal Panel Supports Kansas Biosecurity Lab Project NewsRadio 1150 KSAL
February 24, 2012 PDFKansas Veterinary Biosecurity Lab Trampled in Spending Plan Science Magazine
February 15, 2012 Many in NY Cheer Delay of Animal Disease Lab Move
February 15, 2012 New Life Seen for Plum Island Facility
February 13, 2012 White House Cuts Kansas Biosecurity Lab Funding
January 23, 2012 Kansas Legislators to Hear Status Report from Administration on NABF Project
January 23, 2012 Kansas State takes over Pathogen Research from Plum Island
December 23, 2011 Bishop Renews Call to Halt Plum Island Sale
October 19, 2011 PDFQuestions About Plum Island's Future Unresolved
June 15, 2011 Tester: Proposed Federal Lab Endangers U.S. Beef
April 26, 2011 Southold Town Looking to Zone Plum Island this Fall
February 21, 2011 Bishop Vows To Continue Fighting For Plum Island And Against Wasteful Spending
February 15, 2011 Obama Budget May Advance Plum Island Sale
December 7, 2010 Feds Delay Report on Sale of NY's Plum Island
December 3, 2010 Don't Sell Plum Island: Letter to the Editor
November 16, 2010 Kan., DHS Ready for Biodefense Lab to Progress
November 15, 2010 Report: Plans to Move Plum Island Lab Downplay Risks
November 14, 2010 Activists seek to preserve Plum Island's beauty
October 27, 2010 PDF"Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act"  
October 13, 2010 Tour Takes in Plum Island's Beauty
October 6, 2010 Mysterious Plum Island up for sale
October 6, 2010 Environmentalists Get Rare Look At Island Off NY
October 2010 PDFPreserving Plum Island (edited to cover page and pages containing article) NY Birders Newsletter
August 2010 PDFPreserving Plum Island Networking Magazine
June 26, 2010 Documents show vast cleanup of Plum Island land
June 4, 2010 EPA seeks environmental review before Plum Island sale
June 1, 2010 Plum Island - Cablevision Editorial
May 24, 2010 South Fork Outdoors
May 21, 2010 Plum Island For Sale: What Should the Mysterious Plum Island Be?
May 21, 2010 Conservationists eye Plum Island for future wildlife refuge
May 20, 2010 Consultant: Congress Says Plum Island Must Be Sold
May 20, 2010 Plum Island, Animal Disease Lab Site, May Be Sold
May 20, 2010 Bishop Remarks At Plum Island Scoping Hearing
May 17, 2010 Mysterious Plum Island Sale Concerns Congressman
May 7, 2010 EDITORIAL: Keep Plum Island Wild, But With Jobs
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