Can a Greenfield Project be Green?

We support and applaud any revitalization and redevelopment projects in Piscataquis County. Though proposed for a greenfield (undeveloped land) this project is an alternative to typical suburban sprawl.

We propose a density of some 40 dwelling units per acre, in a county where minimum lot sizes of 2 or 3 acres are the norm.

There is a growing realization of the advantages of densification of existing settled places, but the US population is growing rapidly.

Can’t we possibly spare an 800 yard patch of land to create one alternative model for the greenfield development that will happen in the US as the population increases by the projected 100 million over the next 40 years?

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