TOKYO — Environmentalists in South Korea have accused U.S. forces of covering up at least 90 major oil leaks at the Yongsan military base in Seoul, which is being returned to local control as Washington relocates its headquarters facilities to the town of Pyeongtaek by the end of this year.
Green Korea United has teamed up with local residents and a lawyers organization to demand the release of details of oil leaks at Yongsan between 1990 and 2015.
Korean government officials had previously confirmed five leaks, but the new documents put the figure above 90.
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