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Thirteen waste transportation companies filed a damages suit Wednesday against a waste disposal firm in Fukui Prefecture and against the prefecture itself, demanding 2.1 billion yen in compensation for losses suffered after the prefecture shut down the disposal firm’s waste site.

According to the suit filed with the Fukui District Court, Kinki Clean Center in Suruga, Fukui Prefecture, concluded contracts with the 13 firms to transport waste to the site without informing them that its construction had not been authorized by the prefecture.

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