AUGUSTA, Ga. — An investigation out of Georgia has confirmed that the medical waste giant Stericycle is burning the bodies of aborted babies at its North Carolina incineration plant.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) recently investigated a report of concern that A Preferred Women’s Health Center of Augusta could be improperly disposing of aborted babies as Stericycle is the only company picking up at the facility and it claims that does not dispose of aborted “fetuses.”
According to Steven Smith, a local Christian who seeks to reach mothers outside of the facility, Stericycle visits the abortion facility every six weeks for pickup.
However, in a 2017 letter to a pro-life group, Stericycle CEO Charles Alutto claimed that the company doesn’t accept aborted babies due to its waste acceptance policy, and that several years prior, the company also began requiring abortion facilities to submit a “supplemental assurance” that they have another licensed provider to dispose of the “fetuses.”
“We have previously informed you and continue to maintain that Stericycle does not accept fetal remains,” Alutto wrote, pointing to the company’s waste acceptance policy.
“Beyond our policy, for women’s healthcare facilities that may provide certain procedures, we require supplemental assurances in writing that they have licensed providers for fetal remains,” he stated. “When customers are not willing to provide this certification, we do not provide services.”
According to information posted on the EPD website, a representative with the agency drove to A Preferred Women’s Health Center to
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