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Lawmakers want state to slow Belmont plans

Aug 06, 2019 - Newsday (New York)

Floral Park residents deserve additional time to respond to the state's amended plans for redeveloping Belmont Park, including a new Long Island Rail Road station that would shuttle passengers to a 19,000-seat arena for the New York Islanders, elected officials and civic leaders said Monday.

The final environmental impact statement, issued last month by Empire State Development, included several new details that could change the fabric of the residential community, officials said at a new...