medical waste

Two dozen violations and $40,000 later, Stericycle in Haw River still pumping pollutants into vulnerable communities

BY: - June 9, 2022

Stericycle, a multinational company with a facility in Haw River, has again been cited by the state for Clean Air Act violations related to its incineration of medical, hospital and infectious waste. The facility at 1168 Porter Ave., has amassed at least two dozen air quality violations over the past decade, totaling nearly $40,000 in civil penalties.