"News & Issues" piece on Andrews Island off South Thomaston, whose owners are pr
"News & Issues" piece on Andrews Island off South Thomaston, whose owners are protesting against the Land Use Regulation Commission's move to designate an 80-acre floodplain on their island. Virginia Oliver, whose family has owned the island for at least a century, said they've never had a flooding problem or flood insurance, and claims it's a property-rights issue. The owners also question why no other Maine islands have been similarly zoned. Officials say Andrews Island is the first off Maine to have a designated floodplain zone because its southern end, Nash Point, has been identified by the U.S. Department of Interior as an undeveloped coastal barrier.
Austin, Phyllis, ""News & Issues" piece on Andrews Island off South Thomaston, whose owners are pr" (2001). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 4942.
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