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Toxic chemical detection delays Tsukiji fish market relocation

JAPAN | Saturday, October 01, 2016
The detection of two toxic chemicals in groundwater samples from Tokyo’s Toyosu area, where Tsukiji fish market is planned to be relocated, has led Government authorities to decide to postpone its move.

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