• Kyodo


Chiba Gov. Akiko Domoto on Wednesday officially canceled a plan to reclaim the Sanbanze wetlands of Tokyo Bay, saying she will instead work on restoring the tidal flats drawing on advice from citizens and others.

Domoto told a regular session of the prefectural assembly that the plan to reclaim 101 hectares of tidal flats in the interior of Tokyo Bay off the cities of Ichikawa and Funabashi had been scrapped.

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