The Hawai`i Supreme Court agreed last month to hear arguments on whether the University of Hawai`i should have prepared a full environmental impact statement for its Haleakala High Altitude Observatory Site master plan — a plan the state Department of Land and Natural Resources determined years ago was a prerequisite to any further telescope construction, including the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope (ATST).
In November 2010, the university accepted a final environmental assessment (FEA) for the plan, determining that it would not have a significant effect on the environment. The non-profit group Kilakila `O Haleakala, which seeks to preserve . . .
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