ACURA’s Statement on the TMT

July 25 2019 Overview The Association of Canadian Universities for Research in Astronomy (ACURA) fully supports the Long Range Plan for Astronomy and Astrophysics (LRP), the decadal plan to sustain Canada’s world leadership in astronomy.  Going back to the first LRP in 2000, Canadian participation in a very large telescope project has been the top

The Hawaii Supreme Court voids the TMT construction permit

December 3, 2015 The Hawaii Supreme Court voids the TMT construction permit: https://westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/hawaii-supreme-court-voids-thirty-meter-telescope-permit. The Court writes: “We therefore vacate the judgment of the circuit court and the permit issued by the Board, and remand so that a contested case hearing can be conducted before the Board or a new hearing officer, or for other proceedings

TMT – Coalition press release

Coalition for Canadian Astronomy Welcomes Canada’s Commitment to Construction Funding for the Thirty Meter Telescope Project Funding will create jobs and cement Canada’s leadership in Astronomy and Astrophysics (VANCOUVER) April 7, 2015: The Coalition for Canadian Astronomy welcomes Canada’s commitment to construction funding for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), announced last night by Prime Minister