Editorial: Inaction on TMT has consequences

//Editorial: Inaction on TMT has consequences

U.S. Rep. Ed Case is more straightforward in his support of the project, and restated that position this week in a meeting with the Star-Advertiser editorial board. The Hilo-born Case remembered that astronomy was pursued as a means of rescuing Hawaii island’s economy after the 1960 tsunami devastated the town; it plays to Hawaii’s strengths, he said.

“I think it would be a tragedy to lose that.”

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