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Adirondack Land Use Plan<br />Source:  APA
Adirondack Land Use Plan
Source: APA

Adirondack Land Use Experiment Hits 30th Year

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It sounds like a bit of dull bureaucracy, but the Adirondack Park's "Land Use and Development Plan" was once considered revolutionary. The famous map created by the plan is a patchwork of color-coded land designations. It sets rules for state-owned wilderness and corporate industrial sites and everything in between. This month is the plan's thirtieth anniversary. Brian Mann spoke with Richard Persico, one of its creators.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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