01/12/18 12:00pm
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Environmentalists who filed a lawsuit against two federal agencies in an attempt to block the prospective sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder celebrated a victory Thursday when a federal district court judge denied a motion to dismiss. (more…)

07/01/16 4:01pm
07/01/2016 4:01 PM

A report released last week by the Department of Homeland Security outlining alternatives to selling Plum Island to the highest bidder has come under criticism from environmental groups.


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09/12/15 2:01pm
09/12/2015 2:01 PM


The preservation of Plum Island will depend in large part on support from community members who oppose the federal government’s plans to sell it to the highest bidder, said Chris Cryder, special projects coordinator of the bi-coastal conservation group Save the Sound. READ

05/01/15 11:56am
05/01/2015 11:56 AM
An aerial view of Plum Island. (Credit: file photo)

An aerial view of Plum Island. (Credit: file photo)

Local environmentalists will present a “virtual tour” of Plum Island and go over the latest efforts to protect it at “Preserving Plum Island for Future Generations,” which takes place this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Public Library in Greenport. (more…)