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Court Backs Lab's Safety Practices

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Science  06 Apr 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5514, pp. 30
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5514.30b

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TOKYO-- A Japanese court has rejected claims by a citizens' group that a major biomedical research facility poses a safety threat to downtown Tokyo. But the plaintiffs aren't finished: They hope that the government's poor record on several health and safety issues will fuel a nationwide campaign against other research facilities.