Monthly Archives: January 2015

A Note on why EPA doesn’t regulate crematories

Government is reticent to step in an regulate crematory emissions for several reasons. One is that funeral directors are often VERY involved with politics on a local and state level, and they have a vested interest in keeping the status … Continue reading

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Columbia Crematory Burns to the Ground

http://columbiadailyherald.com/sections/news/local/fire-destroys-funeral-home-video.html Firefighters battled into the night to contain a blaze that ripped through Williams Funeral Home. Crews responded to the Columbia funeral home at 2517 Trotwood Ave. about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Columbia Fire Chief Lee Bergeron said personnel arrived on … Continue reading

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Oahu, Hawaii

I live on Oahu in the state of Hawaii in a residential area with a crematorium. In spite of trying to work with the State Depart of Health to try to control their emissions, they continue to emit smoke and … Continue reading

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John Reindl letter to Spring Hill

John Reindl 4514 Gregg Road Madison, WI 53705 July 6, 2011 To Whom it May Concern: RE: Mercury emissions from Crematoria I am writing in response to some issues raised about a proposed crematorium in Spring Hill. As background, I … Continue reading

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Crematory Fire Hazards

Remember, we are talking about an incinerator that reaches temperatures over 1600 degrees F – to say there is no risk of fire is insane. I have included links below to news reports of several crematories that have caught fire. … Continue reading

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