WASHINGTON – A Japanese contractor is being investigated by U.S. authorities for possibly dumping wastewater from U.S. warships into Japanese harbors, U.S. media reported Sunday.
Kanto Kosan Co. is suspected of disposing wastewater at ports in Yokosuka in Kanagawa Prefecture, Sasebo in Nagasaki Prefecture and in Okinawa Prefecture since 2008 and covering it up, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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