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Second Report Regarding the Mass of Abolished Poly Tanks Found Along Coastal Areas of The Sea of Japan.

February 22, 2008

Since the middle of January this year, about 23,000 abolished poly tanks were cast ashore of The Sea of Japan.
Approximately 5,500 of the tanks had Hangul Alphabet inscriptions and other notations such as H2O2 (a hydrogen peroxide), CH3COOH (acetic acid) and HNO3 (nitric acid).
The Ministry of the Environment proceeded to release a warning for the abolished poly tanks that had been cast ashore, to not be handled.
The Ministry of the Environment plans to work in cooperation with other related ministries and government offices to clarify the situation and follow up with a report to necessary offices.

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