National Jul 29, 2013

Dioxin found in buried barrels near Kadena

by Mizuho Aoki

The Okinawa Defense Bureau recently found dioxin and other hazardous chemicals from barrels unearthed at a former U.S. military installation in the city of Okinawa, officials said Monday, suggesting they may have contained herbicides or agricultural chemicals. The bureau, however, said the possibility that the ...