By Jason Storms
Christian News Network
BROOKS, Ore. – Officials in a small Oregon town are scrutinizing local waste-to-energy practices following reports that an area power plant has been burning aborted babies in their incinerators to generate electricity.
The attention has caused an emergency meeting of the Marion County Board of Commissioners to review the issue and consider revising their policies regarding the use of medical waste at the plant, Covanta Marion Inc.
According to the chairman of the board of commissioners, Sam Bretano, the plant will stop reception of the medical waste that is reportedly being brought in from Canada by the national medical waste management company Stericyle. KGW-TV reports that Covanta Marion has been burning household and business waste for years, in addition to medical waste, but the city was unaware that aborted babies were also being burned to produce power. Click here to continue reading.