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Fultonville cemetery eyeing green burial plots

Would be only second to do so in region

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Fultonville is exploring the establishment of a natural burial ground at the village cemetery, a change that would make the village the second place in the Capital Region to offer environmentally friendly burials. Village historian Ryan Weitz, who also serves as the cemetery sexton, or superintendent, said natural burials are growing more popular among segments of the population concerned with their impact on the environment. Weitz said embalming in its current form dates back to ...

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