Environmental Permits Granted for the Construction of TAOS II at San Pedro Mártir Observatory

Nov 6, 2012
The Environmental Impact Study for TAOS II has been completed and was approved by México's federal authorities (SEMARNAT). A joint effort of UNAM's Instituto de Astronomía and local and federal authorities led to the granting of the environmental permits, which include important provisions to prevent, mitigate and compensate for the impact to the environment, a pine forest natural park located in northwest México.