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Okinawa governor wants on-site scrutiny after water samples show toxic discharge from Marine base

The water had combined concentrations of PFOS and PFOA more than 13 times higher than Japan’s safety target, Ginowan city wrote in results published on its website. Ginowan city said it sampled water just outside Marine Corps Air Station Futenma’s fence line on Aug. 26, approximately two hours after the Marines began dumping treated wastewater into the public system. More:

Okinawa governor wants on-site scrutiny after water samples show toxic discharge from Marine base  –  Stars and Stripes
Okinawa governor condemns Marine Corps for releasing tainted water into public system  –  Stars and Stripes
Marine Corps removes hazardous firefighting foam from its bases on Okinawa  –  Stars and StripesThe water had combined concentrations of PFOS and PFOA more than 13 times higher than Japan’s safety target, Ginowan city wrote in results published on its website. Ginowan city said it sampled water just outside Marine Corps Air Station Futenma’s fence line on Aug. 26, approximately two hours after the Marines began dumping treated wastewater into the public system. More:

Okinawa governor wants on-site scrutiny after water samples show toxic discharge from Marine base  –  Stars and Stripes
Okinawa governor condemns Marine Corps for releasing tainted water into public system  –  Stars and Stripes
Marine Corps removes hazardous firefighting foam from its bases on Okinawa  –  Stars and Stripes

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