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High levels of PFOS detected at Okinawa school next to U.S. base

Extremely high levels of a suspected carcinogen were detected in the grounds of an elementary school next to the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa, rekindling persistent health concerns over the handling of dangerous chemicals at U.S. military bases.

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