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Hangar B at Floyd Bennett Field

A new player is getting in on Jamaica Bay development plans: President Obama.

Last week, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis visited New York City and decided it was time for a change.

The two announced that as part of President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors initiative, they plan to create what they call “the largest urban campground in Amerca” in and around the Jamaica Bay Unit of Gateway National Recreational Area.

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