Plum Island Animal Disease Center: DHS Has Made Significant Progress Implementing Security Recommendations, but Several Recommendations Remain Open

Shames, Lisa
December 2007
GAO Reports;12/18/2007, p1
Government Documents
The article discusses the efforts of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to implement security recommendations for the Plum Island Animal Disease Center operated by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) in New York. It outlines the documents relevant to the security measures offered by DHS for Plum Island as well as interviews of DHS, USDA and other personnel responsible for the area's protection. According to the author, DHS has made significant progress for the Center's security.


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