(i)analyze the plan to determine if it would achieve the optimum use of the land and water resources in the area involved;
(ii)determine the efficacy of the plan in achieving the goals of other programs for the development of agriculture, urban, energy, industrial, recreational, fish and wildlife and other resources; and
(iii)determine if the plan would contribute to achieving the nation's environmental, social and economic goals.50
Additionally, the Council was charged with creating a Federal Planning Information Center where copies of all approved state plans would be kept, along with copies of all federal initiatives affecting land use.51 To the extent practicable, the Council was to retain plans of local governments and projects that would have regional impacts. Statistical data on past, present and projected land use patterns was to be gathered, as well as studies regarding various techniques and methods for evaluating land use related data. All information was to be made available to federal, state and local agencies involved in land use planning and to interested members of the public.52
As modified, S. 3354 required states to develop and submit their statewide plan within five years, as opposed to the original time limit of three years.53 Exempted from coverage under S.
(Senate Report 3354, supra note 3, §104(c) of S. 3354, as reported out of committee.
(Id. at 3.
(Id. at 10, § 305(b).