Steve Wynn’s Wynn Resorts was beset by legal challenges but it still hopes to break ground in the Wynn Boston Harbor task this summer time.
Wynn Resorts’ legal battle to get its $2.1 billion project in Everett, near Boston, from 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, has been beset by appropriate challenges at every turn, despite having been awarded a continuing state video gaming license by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in late 2014.
Wynn has been sued by the City of Boston, plus the City of Somerville, throughout the water from the former chemical plant on which project are going to be built. Meanwhile, the City of Revere, where a competing Mohegan Sun proposition didn’t win over the video gaming commission, has sued the gaming payment for failing to be won over by its competing proposal.
As the Boston lawsuit was tossed out in December 2015 by a judge whom blasted it if you are ‘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 that had initially been approved