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MPCA to investigate ashes near Golden Valley Animal Humane Society

KARE 11 reports pollution officials are looking into whether the Humane Society is properly handling cremated pet remains. A couple found some ashes with a pet tag behind, but not on AHS property. The Humane Society has operated a crematorium for more than 10 years and admits some of the ashes are scattered on their property.
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KARE 11 reports pollution officials are looking into whether the Humane Society is properly handling cremated pet remains. A couple found some ashes with a pet tag behind, but not on AHS property. The Humane Society has operated a crematorium for more than 10 years and admits some of the ashes are scattered on their property.

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