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In Court to Stop the Spread of Disease to Wild Salmon
Alexandra Morton reports on Court proceedings against Marine Harvest, June 13, 2014

Update from Alexandra, Friday, June 13, 2014

Today is the last day in court.  My Ecojustice lawyers have done a very good job, the judge is sharp as can be, but as expected large corporations also hire effective lawyers.

Yesterday was pretty shocking as Marine Harvest attempted to rewrite the science on piscine reovirus.  I can only hope and I expect the judge well-understands the difference between an "opinion" and the weight of peer - reviewed scientific papers all in agreement that come to a very different conclusion.

See my blog on this : http://alexandramorton.typepad.com/  

The question of how I am funded has been raised, with the insinuation I have a mystery backer with deep pockets who I am hiding.  In fact, the funds for the public outreach comes from hundreds of people over the years.  There are never enough funds to meet this industry on its playing field - the world of advertising and so they continue to dominate.
If you want to help in this way you can click here.

The decision is expected in about 4 months, but that is only a guess; it could come sooner or much later. 
Off to the last day in this proceeding...
Alexandra Morton


P.S. I initiated this legal action over a year ago, after learning that Marine Harvest had transferred juvenile Atlantic salmon infected with piscine reovirus from its Dalrymple hatchery in Sayward to its net pen facility in Shelter Bay (see blog post).  - See more at:

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