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BEST calls for Truth in Advertising at Grand Atlantic

Media Release from the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce 29 April 2012 Contact: Stuart Hayward 704-4334 < [email protected] > The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) calls for truth in advertising at the Grand Atlantic It has come to our attention that […]

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BEST & Warwick residents plan “Information Walk” around Grand Atlantic development: Sunday 27 May 6pm – 8pm

Contact: Stuart Hayward: 704-4334/292-3782; [ [email protected] ] The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST), in cooperation with Warwick residents, is planning an “Information Walk” around the Grand Atlantic housing site on South Road in Warwick, Sunday 27th May between 6pm and […]

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Bermuda’s Ombudsman Ombudsman’s Report. BEST response #3

The following is the third in a series of commentaries by the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) on the Report. It looks at the depth of the Bermuda Government’s obligations regarding SDOs and touches on Judicial Review as a way […]

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SDO Senate Ruling

The Senate voted “yes” (7 – 4) on the revised Tucker’s Point SDO last night (we haven’t seen the revised version yet). The SDO must now got the the House for final passage. Of course we’re disappointed at the final […]

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Economic Arguments Against Granting the SDO

Following is an article regarding arguments against granting the Tucker’s Point SDO written by BEST. Read more: Economic Arguments Against Granting the SDO (final dated 13 March 2011)

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SDO Amendment Debate

The Senate will be debating the amended Tucker’s Point SDO March 25 from approx 5pm. David Wingate and Stuart Hayward have met with Opposition Senators and report that significant tracts of protected land are still at great risk. We are […]

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Victory (partial)

BREAKING NEWS  We Won! At least we won a partial victory  During the Senate debate on the TPC SDO, the government “moved to rise and report progress” which, essentially, suspends the debate. It would appear the decision was taken because […]

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Tucker’s Point SDO in the news

There has been some news articles posted on the Royal Gazette’s website in regards to the Tucker’s Point SDO.  Please see links to these articles and some pictures of the walk that happened on Sunday below. Activist Stuart Hayward has […]

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Ombudsman – Today’s Choices, Tomorrow’s Costs

The Ombudsman’s Report performs a valuable and much-needed service in helping the public and policy-makers to understand and appreciate the usefulness of Environmental Impact Assessments. The following is the second in a series of BEST commentaries on the Report intended […]

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