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October 25, 2014

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Commissioners Janet Carlson and Samuel Brentano speak at an emergency meeting of the Marion County Commission in Salem, Ore., on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia.

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Commissioners Janet Carlson and Samuel Brentano speak at an emergency meeting of the Marion County Commission in Salem, Ore., on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia.