Preservation and Development – Plan for Highlands Has Lots of Critics – NYTimes.com

Aug 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Farm, Open Space, Preservation, Water


OPEN SPACE Alstede Farms in Chester Township is in the 860,000-acre Highlands, in the northwest part of the state.

Preservation and Development – Plan for Highlands Has Lots of Critics – NYTimes.com: “DEPENDING on whom you talk to, the Highlands Act and its proposed operating plan are either: A far-sighted effort to preserve a mountainous part of the state from suburban sprawl and ensure a supply of clean drinking water for over half the state’s population, or: A heavy-handed confiscation of the development rights of rural property owners by urbanites with political power.”

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