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Camping in NYC? U.S. Interior Secretary Says Yes

Associated Press – June 13, 2011
By Associated Press

Many visitors to New York plan their trips to include shopping, a Broadway show and a hotel with fresh, clean sheets. Sleeping bags under the stars? Not so much. But Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the federal government will help to develop the nation's largest urban campground at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. Floyd Bennett Field was the city's first municipal airport but is essentially unused for aviation, except for police helicopters. It has been managed by the National Park Service since 1972. Salazar was in New York on Monday to announce several initiatives aimed at improving access to the…
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