Developers of Islanders arena ask for dismissal of Floral Park lawsuit

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The developers of the Islanders' arena project at Belmont are seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit by the Village of Floral Park.

The suits asks a judge to overturn all state approvals and stop construction on the arena, which is supposed to be completed in 2021.

MORE: Officials break ground on new Islanders arena at Belmont Park 

The village also wants to restart the environmental review process.

Floral Park argues the private development of state-owned land will have harmful impacts on the environment, the economy and the quality of life.

 

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