Norwegian environmental NGO Bellona has admitted that its recent claims of high levels of the radioactive isotope technetium-99 in lobsters caught off the Norwegian coast were false, Stavanger Aftenblad newspaper reported on Friday.
Bellona's claims were a significant factor in last week's threats by Norway's new environment minister of legal action against Britain over the Sellafield nuclear plant, which produces the pollution (EED 23/10/01).
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