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US military keeping radioactive waste in Futenma via NHK World

The Okinawa prefectural government has asked the Foreign Ministry to provide information on radioactive waste held at a US base in the prefecture.

The US military carried out an operation to help Japan’s northeastern areas that were hit by the earthquake and tsunami in March.

Aircraft and other equipment mobilized in the operation were contaminated by fallout from the ensuing nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

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普天間に放射性廃棄物 米軍6月に外務省へ情報 via 琉球新報

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