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Concerns raised over Queen City Landing project

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The ambitious plans for Queen City Landing call for a 23-story complex to be located at the former Freezer Queen site along the Outer Harbor. The scope of the proposal has grabbed the attention of community members who are raising concerns over the city's approval process.

Attorney Arthur Giacalone has been in the middle of disputes over several notable development projects---a proposed hospital helipad in the city of Buffalo; a Walmart in East Aurora; the Verizon data center in Niagara County.

When it comes to Queen City Landing, Giacalone has concerns that some key environmental issues will be overlooked during the rush to approve the waterfront project. Planners would like to break ground later this year and hope to be open for business in late 2017.

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The entire WBFO interview with attorney Arthur Giacalone can be heard here.