Nov 9, 2015

Abe administration increases pressure on Onaga over landfill

Land minister Keiichi Ishii stepped up pressure Monday on Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga to retract his moves to block landfill work for the replacement facility for U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. Ishii’s move to issue an “instruction” to Onaga, which follows a “recommendation,” ...