Court upholds ban on opening Nagasaki bay dike floodgates

National Nov 11, 2015

Court upholds ban on opening Nagasaki bay dike floodgates

An injunction barring the government from opening the floodgates in the Isahaya Bay dike has been upheld, further delaying a plan to examine whether the land reclamation project is hurting local fishing. The Nagasaki District Court on Tuesday rejected the central government's objection to the ...

Isahaya ruling puts the state in a quandary

National Nov 13, 2013

Isahaya ruling puts the state in a quandary

The fate of the contentious plan to open the floodgates of the Isahaya Bay dike protecting filled-in land in Nagasaki Prefecture has become even more uncertain now that a district court has ruled that the government must keep them closed, in direct contradiction to ...