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Old 05-27-2010, 07:45 PM
 
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woot... go me
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Old 05-27-2010, 07:50 PM
 
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It does seem ridiculous to put an animal disease research facitility out in farm land.
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Old 05-27-2010, 07:56 PM
 
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It does seem ridiculous to put an animal disease research facitility out in farm land.
i don't see any issues with it ...

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Old 05-27-2010, 07:59 PM
 
Location: Union County
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woot... go me
I clicked the reference from the wiki, though. Weird.

DHS: DHS Issues Record of Decision on Proposed National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility¬* (http://www.dhs.gov/xnews/releases/pr_1232132671186.shtm - broken link)

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DHS Issues Record of Decision on Proposed National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility


Release Date: January 16, 2009
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Contact: 202-282-8010
The U.S. Department of Homeland Securityís Science and Technology Directorate today released the Record of Decision (ROD) on the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF). Manhattan, Kan., has been selected as the site for a state-of the-art, high-security laboratory facility to study foreign animal and zoonotic (transferable from animal to human) diseases that can impact livestock. This formal ROD follows the publication of the NBAF Final Environmental Impact Statement (NBAF Final EIS) in the Federal Register on Dec. 12, 2008 and officially designates a site upon which to build the NBAF.
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:00 PM
 
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I clicked the reference from the wiki, though. Weird.

DHS: DHS Issues Record of Decision on Proposed National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility¬* (http://www.dhs.gov/xnews/releases/pr_1232132671186.shtm - broken link)
interesting...



and no more go me
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:02 PM
 
Location: Union County
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interesting...



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WINNAR! But, maybe the jury is still out.

Study spurs request to not phase out Plum Island

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Study spurs request to not phase out Plum Island
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July 31, 2009 By MITCHELL FREEDMAN mitchell.freedman@newsday.com
A new federal study on the plan to replace the animal disease laboratory on Plum Island with a new facility in Kansas says the Midwestern location would cause much more financial damage than the Long Island site if there were an accidental release of foot and mouth disease.
Spurred by the report, Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton) has written to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and...
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:12 PM
 
Location: 112 Ocean Avenue
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Plum Island is where Hannibal Lecter goes on supervised vacations.
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:13 PM
 
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I think it is wrong they kill any wild animal found on Plum Island.
Awful and cruel.
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:15 PM
 
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I think it is wrong they kill any wild animal found on Plum Island.
Awful and cruel.
and risk having it contract some sort of disease, get back to the mainland and spread the disease to other animals and humans?
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:26 PM
 
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It is definitely blurred out! I had no idea this place existed! I guess when I got New London I can see it
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