Decision to Proceed in 30-Meter Telescope (TMT) Project, Hawaii


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California
Document Title
Decision to Proceed in 30-Meter Telescope (TMT) Project, Hawaii
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) International Observatory LLC, would construct, own and operate TMT in Mauna Kea, Hawai'i. Construction and operation of the project has been subject to Hawai'ian environmental law. The University of Hawai'i acted as proxy for the consortium of Universities and countries that constitute the TMT International Observatory LLC. An Environmenta Impact Statement was prepared and was accepted by the Gov. of Hawai'i May 19, 2010.

Contact Information

Charlotte Strem
Agency Name
University of California
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Mauna Kea, Hawai'i

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
21080 (b)(4)
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA does not apply to projec located in another state.

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