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Wynn shipping contaminated soil around nation

Wynn shipping contaminated soil around nation

Cleanup of 500,000 tons of toxic dirt from casino site sent to landfills in seven states and Canada

THE CLEANUP OF the Wynn Resorts casino site in Everett is a case of addition through subtraction. Before the Wynn tower could start going up, all of the contaminated soil on the property had to be removed. An estimated 500,000 tons of dirt containing PCBs, arsenic, lead, ash, petroleum products, and asbestos were carted off(...)

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McHugh turns out to be right about Wynn

The seemingly never-ending battles between the proposed Wynn Resorts casino in Everett and its surrounding  communities are no surprise to James McHugh, who in September 2014 predicted the infighting that is once again dominating the headlines. McHugh, a former judge, was the lone member of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to vote against awarding the Greater Boston(...)

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Casino border wars

Let’s take a moment to retrace the steps of Mohegan Sun Resorts in and around Massachusetts. The tribal-owned company opened a casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, in 1996. The casino became wildly successful, pumping billions of dollars into the coffers of the state of Connecticut and the Mohegan tribe. A key reason for the casino’s success was(...)

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