Japan pushes forward with Marines location in Okinawa

BY JULIAN RYALL

Japan Correspondent

TOKYO — The Japanese government will order contractors to resume work on the enlargement of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Camp Schwab, in northeast Okinawa, as it attempts to push ahead with the transfer of U.S. troops within the prefecture. 

Work on the southern end of a sea wall off Henoko will get under way in September before the area within the wall is filled in with earth and sand. That work is scheduled to start early next summer and the reclaimed area will eventually serve as the foundations for two runways . . .

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