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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.

2008-09-22 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.

2008-09-17 15:00:19

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Plum Creek Timber Co. plans to expand its land holdings in New England. The Seattle-based company has signed a purchase and sale agreement on more than 86,200 acres in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.

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.

2008-09-05 03:00:12

By Jamison, Michael KALISPELL - A year and a half of high-level negotiations between the U.S. Forest Service and Plum Creek Timber Co. apparently produced almost no paperwork, in terms of substantive communications between the two parties.

2008-08-27 03:00:35

By Cramer, John LOLO - The Nature Conservancy, the Trust for Public Land 'and the Plum Creek Timber Co., received praise but also some pointed questions the past two nights during public meetings about the Montana Legacy Project in Lolo and Seeley Lake.

2008-08-04 03:00:15

By McKee, Jennifer HELENA - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Tuesday blasted closed-door talks between Plum Creek Timber Co. and the U.S. Forest Service that would allow the timber giant to use Forest Service logging roads for real estate development.

2008-08-02 03:00:16

By Jamison, Michael KALISPELL - The map, according to Agriculture Undersecretary Mark Rey, is both detailed and accurate, a diagram charting exactly how his controversial deal with Plum Creek Timber Co. would "lay on the land." It shows both Plum Creek and U.S.

2008-07-25 15:00:41

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Plum Creek Timber Co. officials said they are talking with several potential buyers interested in protecting a rare, 220-acre forest near Elliotsville containing trees older than the state of Maine itself.


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