Participation in 30-Meter Telescope (TMT) Project, Hawaii


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California
Document Title
Participation in 30-Meter Telescope (TMT) Project, Hawaii
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The University of California proposes to participate in and commit resources to the formation and operation of a non-profit limited liability company. The Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) International Observatory LLC, which would construct, own and operate TMT in Mauna Kea, Hawi'i. Construction and operation of the project has been subject to Hawai'ian environmental law. The University of Hawi'i acted as proxy for the consortium of Universities and countries that constitute the TMT International Observatory LLC.

Contact Information
Charlotte Strem
University of California
Lead/Public Agency
1111 Franklin Street, 6th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607-5200

Phone : (510) 987-0113


Other Location Info
Mauna Kea, Hawai'i

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Pub. Res. Code 21080(b)(4)
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA does not apply to project located in another state which will be subject to environmental impact review pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 or similar state laws of that state.

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