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NY1: New ferry landing at Hunter's Point South faces community pushback

The timeline to build a new ferry terminal at Hunters Point South Park in Long Island City has been pushed back after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agreed to extend the deadline for public input.

The deadline that was originally set for Nov. 18 will now be Dec. 5.

EDC officials on Friday changed the date after community members and elected officials said there hasn’t been adequate opportunity for the public to provide feedback on the project.

“Our primary concern with this is that no actual community outreach was done prior to getting to the point where they're filing for government approvals to build,” said Jessica Sechrist, the executive director at the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy.

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