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.

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