Camp Schwab reclamation work resumes


Japan Correspondent

TOKYO — The Japanese government has wasted no time after the Supreme Court ruled on Dec. 20 that the governor of Okinawa had acted illegally in ordering a halt to offshore reclamation work at Camp Schwab, which is scheduled to take over the functions of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Futenma Air Station.

The work was suspended in March and triggered a legal battle that went all the way to the highest court in Japan.

Gov. Takeshi Onaga submitted a written notice to the government confirming that construction could recommence and, just days after the ruling . . .

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