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Toxic chemicals detected at Tokyo’s new fish market site

tokyo's tsukiji fish market will be replaced by a new facility
TO BE REPLACED. Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market will be replaced by a new facility. Photo from Wikipedia

The controversial project has been delayed over fears about toxic contamination, which also impacted the 2020 Olympics to be hosted by the Japanese capital

TOKYO, Japan (Jan. 14, 2017) — High levels of toxic chemicals were found in groundwater tests at a new facility scheduled to replace Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market – the world’s largest – clouding the costly relocation plan, news reports said Saturday.  Continue reading Toxic chemicals detected at Tokyo’s new fish market site