Dr Steve Thornton invited to contribute to Defra Science Advisory Council

Dr Steve Thornton has been invited to contribute to Defra's Science Advisory Council, where he will undertake a review with experts of the environmental risk and water quality impacts posed by carcass burial sites arising from the 2001 outbreak.

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The review will seek to assess the current status of these sites and recommend appropriate management measures that mitigate any identified environmental risk.

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