Steve Wynn’s Wynn Resorts was beset by legal challenges but it still hopes to split ground on the Wynn Boston Harbor task this summer time.

Wynn Resorts’ legal battle to get its $2.1 billion project in Everett, near Boston, from the ground received a boost on when the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recommended the company for a waterfront development permit friday.

The Everett project, which will be referred to as Wynn Boston Harbor, has been beset by legal challenges at every turn, despite having been awarded state gaming license by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in late 2014.

Wynn has been sued by the City of Boston, along with the City of Somerville, throughout the water from the former chemical plant on which project will be built. Meanwhile, the populous City of Revere, where a competing Mohegan Sun proposition didn’t win over the gaming commission, has sued the gaming commission for failing to be won over by its competing proposal.

Even though the Boston lawsuit was thrown out in December 2015 by a judge whom blasted it if you are ‘spurious,’ and filled with ‘inflammatory descriptions,’ and ‘hyperbole,’ the Somerville challenge remained the impediment that is only proceeding.

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Construction was halted four months ago when Somerville’s mayor, Joseph Curtatone appealed the waterfront permit that had initially been approved by the D Continue reading