Remains of babies aren't trash

May 16, 2014 

Recycling is making garbage useful again. Waste-to-energy programs are implemented by power plants to burn garbage from landfills, creating steam in boilers to power turbines that generate electricity.

Patrick B. Craine, of LifeSite News, The British Columbia Catholics, and national news sites have reported some shocking waste-to-energy abuse.

Upon hearing the waste contained biomedical waste and aborted babies, on April 23, the Marion County Board of Commissioners in Oregon ordered a stop to the British Columbia Waste-To-Energy deliveries to the Covanta Marion Oregon Waste-To-Energy burning facility. The British Columbia, Canada, Ministry of Health said in an e-mail that waste shipped to the United States contained medical human tissue, including fetal tissue (aborted babies). Only some of B.C. waste is transferred to Oregon. The B.C. shipping contractors handling the biomedical waste follow health safety protocol, federal provinces, and local regulations.

The executive director of the Oregon Refuse and Recycling Association affirmed that the waste likely ends up in the facility in Oregon since it's the only facility that uses waste to power the grid. Covanta Marion confirmed it still receives and incinerates British Columbia medical waste.

Our Declaration of Independence is man's yearning for the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, creating our Constitution of we, the people, born and unborn, created in God's image.

Please contact your legislators. Babies aren't trash.

Esther Koch

President, Clinton County Citizens for Life Breese

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