The author of this commentary, who served as a commissioner on the Maine Land Use Planning Commission (LURC) discusses the ground-breaking 400,000-acre concept plan by Plum Creek Corporation for development of the Moosehead Lake region in Maine. The highly-contested plan approved by LURC involves rezoning for hundreds of acres to allow for single family homes and resorts, and sets aside significant acreage in conservation.
Harvey, III E. Bart. "Land Use Planning on a Grand Scale: A Decision Maker’s Perspective." Maine Policy Review 19.1 (2010) : 70 -73, https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol19/iss1/9.