Wynn Resorts Receives Environmental Approval for Boston Harbor Project



Steve Wynn’s Wynn Resorts was beset by legal challenges but it still hopes to split ground in the Wynn Boston Harbor task this summer.

Wynn Resorts’ legal battle to get its $2.1 billion project in Everett, near Boston, off the ground received a boost on when the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recommended the company for a waterfront development permit friday.

The Everett project, which will be known as the Wynn Boston Harbor, is beset by legal challenges at every change, despite having been awarded state gaming license by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in late 2014.

Wynn has been sued by the City of Boston, as well as the City of Somerville, over the water from the former chemical plant on which project is built. Meanwhile, the City of Revere, where a competing Mohegan Sun proposition did not win over the video gaming payment, has sued the gaming commission for failing to be won over by its competing proposal.

While the Boston lawsuit was thrown out in December 2015 by a judge who blasted it to be ‘spurious,’ and filled with ‘inflammatory descriptions,’ and ‘hyperbole,’ the Somerville challenge remained the impediment that is only proceeding.

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Construction was halted four months ago when Somerville’s mayor, Joseph Curtatone appealed the waterfront permit which had initially been approved by the DEP in January. The casino is to be buil Читать далее Wynn Resorts Receives Environmental Approval for Boston Harbor Project