Tragic end for Puerto Rico site

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Science  25 Sep 2015:
Vol. 349, Issue 6255, pp. 1440
DOI: 10.1126/science.349.6255.1440

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For many of NEON's 80-plus monitoring sites, getting the necessary permits to begin work was the biggest hurdle. But urban sites have posed special challenges because of a constellation of factors that affect construction and operations. One site in Puerto Rico was undone by a human tragedy. It also represented a loss of capacity for the project.