Homeland Security might close Plum Island center
BY BILL BLEYER
NEW YORK — The Department of Homeland Security has ruled out keeping the Plum Island Animal Disease Center open to continue its current research if a proposed National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility is built in another state.
Until now, the agency has maintained it might keep the Plum Island facility going even if NBAF opened elsewhere in 2015, although the prospects were considered slim.
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