After it was revealed last month that Great Britain had been incinerating the remains of aborted babies as part of a “waste-to-energy” program to heat public hospitals, it has now been discovered and confirmed that the same barbarity has been happening in Marion County, Oregon to provide power for area homes. Since this hideous disclosure, the incinerator in Oregon has been ordered to cease burning medical waste received from Canada. Apparently, this practice has been going on for years, and Canada has been unscrupulously mixing aborted baby parts in with other medical waste.
As of late Wednesday, Sam Brentano, Chairman of the Marion County Board of Commissioners, said that the board took immediate action to reject all medical waste from British Columbia after learning that the waste contained tissue from aborted infants. Commissioners Sam Brentano and Janet Carlson allegedly called the emergency hearing when this horror came to light because they are both strong opponents of abortion. The plant has been turning waste into energy since 1987, but no word yet on how long the waste has included discarded baby parts.
“We provide an important service to the people of this state and it would be a travesty if this program is jeopardized due to this finding.” Brentano stated, “We thought our ordinance excluded this type of material at the waste-to-energy facility. We will take immediate action to ensure a process is developed to prohibit human tissue from future deliveries.”
According to the Associated Press, British Columbia Health Ministry spokeswoman Kristy Anderson stated that the Canadian regional health authorities currently contract with a company to send biomedical waste, such as fetal tissue, cancerous tissue and amputated limbs, to generate electricity in Oregon. Covanta operates the facility in partnership with the county, and processes 550 tons of municipal solid waste a day. Fortunately, only a small portion is reportedly coming from medical sources.
Nevertheless, it’s absolutely horrifying and tragic.
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