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Lessons learned from the environmental impact statement of the Magdalena Ridge Observatory
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Paper Abstract

In the United States an Environmental Impact Statement can easily take two years and cost more than one million dollars. This paper summarizes the experience gained from carrying out the Environmental Impact Statement of the Magdalena Ridge Observatory. Methods are given to avoid difficulties and manage time, cost, and communication for a successful conclusion.

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Date Published: 28 September 2004
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5489, Ground-based Telescopes, (28 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.550969
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David J. Westpfahl, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (United States)
Van D. Romero, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5489:
Ground-based Telescopes
Jacobus M. Oschmann, Editor(s)

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