Friday, February 15, 2013
Sources knowledgeable about the final report say the inquiry is likely to uphold accounts that large amounts of military supplies, including pesticides, were dumped during the 1960s and ’70s at Okinawa installations — possibly including U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and a former military installation in the town of Chatan.
The admission is likely to fuel demands in the prefecture for environmental tests to ensure that the land — some of which has been returned to civilian use — is no longer contaminated.
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Comment: Why do we trust these bastards? Some people ask me if I believe in term limits for politicians? My answer is that depends. It depends on whether your talking about the number of terms they can spend in office or the length of their prison terms.