Revised Planning Decision For South Basin Area – Bernews, September 10, 2105
Fahy revises decision on South Basin – The Royal Gazette, September 10, 2105. Text reproduced below:
Planning decisions for an America’s Cup development at the South Basin in Dockyard were abruptly revised yesterday, after a series of complaints from the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce.
“This is all rather sudden,” said Best chairman Stuart Hayward, as Michael Fahy, the Minister of Home Affairs, announced a turnaround on the project.”
Extra scrutiny and environmental studies are now required for a commercial boatyard and Marine and Ports depot proposed for the site in the aftermath of its use as an America’s Cup village.
Senator Fahy also refused permission for a large marina, to have been built after the 2017 sports event.