The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Task Force has reported difficulties for persons commenting on the proposed use of quad bikes on West End park land.

The concept, which has been branded “troublesome” by BEST, has been opened to the public for consultation, with the deadline set for Tuesday.

Tours would be allowed onto the Railway Trail and some of the protected areas of the West End, using all-terrain vehicles or ATVs, if the proposal goes ahead.

However, a statement from BEST said that complaints had been received that submissions to the Government’s site were being bounced back.

The technical issue was reported on Thursday — but the group expressed concern that the problem could lead to a distorted consultation tally.

While a test e-mail from The Royal Gazette appeared successful, BEST has recommended that concerned members of the public also send a copy of their comments to [email protected] “as a kind of insurance policy that their comments won’t just disappear”.

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