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Court strikes down Plum Creek plan, saying LURC violated its own rules

A Maine judge on Thursday halted Plum Creek’s rezoning plan for the Moosehead Lake region and ordered regulators to reopen hearings on one of the largest and most controversial development proposals in state history.

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Piscataquis County commissioners oppose abolition of LURC

The Piscataquis County commissioners were unanimous Tuesday in their opposition to a proposal to abolish the Land Use Regulation Commission and turn its zoning and planning board functions in the Unorganized Territory over to county governments.

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Quimby's gift paints interesting future for Maine

If the state and federal governments are willing to accept these gifts and the financial responsibilities that come with them, this will be a major victory for land conservation in Maine.

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America's Great Outdoors report celebrates Acadia

The Bangor Daily News covers Environment Maine's response to President Obama's America's Great Outdoors report, recognizing the value and need to protect Acadia and other prized places around the country.

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Maine group lauds Obama budget push for conservation funding

Maine Today Media's Washington D.C. Bureau Chief blogs about President Obama's proposal to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which provides funding for preserving privately owned land in Acadia National Park and other prized places.

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