After four long weeks and hundreds of hours of testimony the technical intervener sessions on Plum Creek’s development proposal for Moosehead Lake have ended; at least for now. The Land Use Regulation Commission closed this phase of the sessions on Friday and gave at least some indication of how the process may move forward. On the Read More
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After a few weeks of preparing for the upcoming public hearing in Greenville tomorrow, I’ve finally been able to come up for air and return to the intervener sessions. We know that many of you rely on this blog to help you keep up with what is happening. We’ll do our best to keep this Read More
So, NRCM is back at the St. Paul Center on a snowy Monday morning, but we’re not here for the Plum Creek hearings today. The Clean Energy Team is here for LURC’s deliberations on the Black Nubble and Kibby wind proposals. While the rest of the office and much of the state has been given Read More
by Bill Nemitz in the Portland Press Herald It’s no secret that Plum Creek Timber Co. has hired all kinds of local talent — lawyers, lobbyists, beefy security guys with little plugs in their ears — to help pitch its proposed mega-development around Moosehead Lake. But a choreographer? It happened last month in Portland, at Read More
This piece by Edgar Allen Beem was originally published in The Forecaster – and we wanted to share it with you in case you hadn’t had a chance to read it. We think it’s a great piece! Be sure to share it with your friends, family and colleagues! Up (Plum) Creek by Edgar Allen Beem Read More
Happy New Year from NRCM’s Clean Energy Team! This winter has been off to a wonderful start for those of us who enjoy snowy outdoor activities, including my dog! I love the four seasons we have in Maine, and this most certainly includes winter! Hopefully everyone is taking advantage of the bountiful snow, since the Read More
I want to start this post by thanking everyone who came out to the public hearing in Portland on Saturday, and especially those who patiently waited hours for their three minutes of time. Here is one blog post about the experience from the League of Young Voters. The media has been reporting that somewhere around 500 Read More
The final Greenville public hearing about Plum Creek’s massive development proposal for the Moosehead Lake region was originally scheduled for Sunday, December 16. Due to a predicted snowstorm, the public hearing has now been postponed and will be held in Greenville on Saturday, January 19, 2008. We hope to see you in Portland for the Read More
Hey everyone let’s get a dialogue going here. If you have any questions about what is happening at the hearings or what is in the Plum Creek development proposal let us know and I’ll do my best to answer you here. Diano Circo, North Woods Policy Advocate and Outreach Coordinator