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Thirty Meter Telescope foes seek TRO and injunction to stop construction atop Mauna Kea

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    An artist’s rendering of the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea.

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    Mauna Kea Hui leader Kea­loha Pisciotta said the new court filings were necessary because the state and the TMT International Observatory announced the start of construction on the mountain next week in spite of the lawsuit.

Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Friday applied for a temporary restraining order and filed a motion for preliminary injunction in connection with the latest lawsuit that aims to stop construction of the next-generation observatory. Read more

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