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Committee Probes CBD on Relationship with Foreign Entities, Opposition to U.S. Military Operations

TO: Director Kieran Suckling
FROM: Chairmen Rob Bishop & Bruce Westerman

Since 2003, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) has represented a coalition of Japanese and American environmental groups in litigation attempting to stop the planned relocation of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma (MCAS Futenma), located on the Japanese island of Okinawa.   In addition, CBD appears to have engaged in political activities within the United States on behalf of the government of the Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa and other foreign entities to influence plans regarding MCAS Futenma’s relocation... 

Read the full letter HERE.