At last. Local printed media has picked up on the fact that Sellafield has harvested tissue from the trapped roe deer for experimentation.
This was in wednesday’s North West Evening Mail:
SELLAFIELD IN NEW ROW OVER CULLED ROE DEER
Published at 15:04, Wednesday, 30 April 2014
A NUCLEAR site has called its analysis of culled deer standard practice – but anti-radiation campaigners believe the animals were used as “sacrificial canaries”.
On March 28 Sellafield Ltd publicly announced that three deer trapped within their fencing were culled as a last resort, following expert advice from the Deer Initiative.
They have now revealed that samples from the carcases were used for analysis.
Sellafield said the analysis was part of “standard environmental practice”.
The campaign group, Radiation Free Lakeland, however, say they are suspicious about Sellafield’s actions over the issue.
Member of the group Marianne Birkby claimed Sellafield…
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