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Japanese tech could rid Vietnam of war's toxic legacy

A warning sign has been erected at the former U.S. air base in Bien Hoa, Dong Nai Province.

HANOI -- Expectations are growing that Japanese technology will help erase one of the darkest legacies of the Vietnam War -- the lingering presence of Agent Orange.

     Although 40 years have passed since the end of the war, areas of Vietnam remain highly contaminated with the chemical defoliant used by the U.S. military in its herbicidal warfare program.

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