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2008-10-06 15:00:17

Plum Creek has until Oct. 14 to decide whether to accept a generous offer from the Land Use Regulation Commission to endorse its application to rezone land around Moosehead Lake for development. The company must decide whether to accept modest changes to the plan recommended by LURC staff.

2008-10-02 15:00:30

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF It's officially Plum Creek's call.

2008-10-01 15:00:21

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF State officials met Tuesday with members of the group that helped stage a small but vocal protest against the Land Use Regulation Commission's tentative endorsement of Plum Creek's Moosehead Lake development plan.

2008-10-01 15:00:00

Opponents of Plum Creek Timber Co.'s extensive development plans for the Moosehead Lake region got their audience with state officials Tuesday, one day after four Earth First! protesters ended up in jail.

2008-09-29 18:00:00

By Anonymous As the complex and long-lasting controversy over the development of a huge tract of land around Moosehead Lake draws to an end, one thing that was always true is coming sharply into focus: No possible plan could have satisfied all the people with an interest in the area.

2008-09-24 15:00:29

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF BANGOR - Critics and supporters of Plum Creek's housing and resort plan for the Moosehead Lake region made closing arguments Tuesday to state regulators winding down their review of the largest development proposal in Maine history.

2008-09-22 15:00:28

By DIANA BOWLEY; OF THE NEWS STAFF GREENVILLE - Selectmen signed a resolution this week supporting Plum Creek's amended 30-year plan for its land in the Moosehead Lake region.

2008-09-22 15:00:28

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF The paperwork alone takes up 35 file cabinet drawers in a state office building. The company behind the largest development proposal in Maine history has already paid state regulators more than $1.2 million just to cover the costs of processing the application.

2008-09-11 15:00:18

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF State regulators will hold two days of deliberations later this month on Plum Creek Timber Co.'s controversial development plan for the Moosehead Lake area. The Land Use Regulation Commission will meet beginning at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.

2008-09-11 15:00:18

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF BANGOR - Members of Maine's Land Use Regulation Commission spent most of Wednesday bogged down in semantics as they struggled to update a planning document that affects policy decisions on more than 10 million acres.


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