Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Backs Wynn Resorts Key Allow Application
Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack said in a page to ecological officials that gambling operator Wynn Resorts has addressed all traffic issues that may arise from the construction of its $1.7-billion casino in Everett within an sufficient manner.
Ms. Pollack had written inside her letter that the higher Boston area has been subjected to research that is quite comprehensive the past 10 years or so and serious traffic dilemmas had been posed prior to luxury resort and casino was proposed. In line with the Transportation Secretary such long-term issues could be well resolved ‘through a local working group.’
The state also argued that Wynn Resorts’ plan includes solutions for several short-term dilemmas and that the gambling operator must certanly be offered the green light to continue with the construction of its property without being necessary to handle long-lasting people current a long time before it had been awarded the casino license for the Grater Boston area.
Ms. Pollack’s letter arrived soon after Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sent her very own letter to Matthew Beaton, state Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, asking the state to keep his decision off on whether Wynn Resorts must certanly be given a vital environmental permit. Mr. Beaton is expected to announce his choice no later than Friday, August 28.
The gambling operator cannot begin construction on its multi-million-dollar resort before it is given the Environmental Policy Act that is so-called certificate. Continue reading