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RE: Cremation or burial? -Reply

I wonder what public spirited entity got all those expensive regulations

At 05:18 PM 10/14/99 -0400, Beth Graves wrote:
>On this issue of burial to "promote composting."  It is my understanding
>that state or maybe federal regulations REQUIRE you to be buried in a
>"vault" and casket which basically prevents decomposition (not to mention
>all the embalming fluids).  I don't think you CAN naturally compost even if
>you wanted to.  I would love someone to tell me differently.
>Beth Graves

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