Hearingsgot underway Saturdayin
Greenville on Plum Creek’s plan for a major development in Maine’s
Moosehead Lake area.
The first of four public hearingswas heldat Greenville High
School, in the neighborhood of where the development would be.
Because of the widespread interest in the proposal, the Land Use
Regulation Commission is streaming the audio from the hearings on
the Internet for those interested in listening in. Commission
Director Catherine Carroll calls it’s an ":unprecedented": step to
help the public stay informed during the hearing process.
On Sunday, the hearings shift to the Augusta Civic Center. Two
more hearings are scheduled later this month in Portland and back
again in Greenville.
Seattle-based Plum Creek wants a zoning change on 420,000 acres
as part of a three-decade plan to develop 975 house lots and two