14 iunie 2018

Futenma relocation to be further delayed due to endangered coral

stripes.com

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – The start of landfill work for a new runway into Oura Bay at Camp Schwab will be delayed until Aug. 17 out of concerns about endangered species found at the site. The announcement regarding the cornerstone of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma’s relocation to northern Okinawa was made Tuesday by officials from the Okinawa Defense Bureau, which is an arm of Japan’s Defense Ministry. The delay will facilitate the use of an alternative, environmentally-friendly construction [...]