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Telescope hearing called a ‘filibuster’

  • COURTESY NATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY OF JAPAN

    This 3-D artist’s rendering shows the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope against the backdrop of other telescopes atop Mauna Kea.

After nine days of exhaustive questioning of a half-dozen witnesses in a contested case hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope, some TMT supporters are now privately describing the lengthy proceedings as a “filibuster” that will stall the project, and may even effectively block the $1.4 billion telescope from ever being built in Hawaii. Read more

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