Neighborhood groups had vigorously opposed the project, saying it would bring in too many cars.
More than 800 people in the town of 20,000 showed up at a public hearing three years ago to oppose the project.
Connecticut officials and groups are strongly opposing the project as well.
A coalition of 11 environmental groups opposes the project, as do many local residents.
Three of the four local elected representatives in the neighborhood also oppose the project.
Local villages have opposed the project since its proposal in 2001.
The community continues to oppose the project, and it may be years before anything is resolved or built there.
Both men oppose the project, as do nearly all Bronx lawmakers.
As a result, local officials, many of whom oppose the project, can do little to stop it.
But area residents opposed the project, saying its density was too high.