Liquid Farewell Belgian Undertakers Seeking Permission to Dissolve Corpses

Belgian undertakers have proposed protecting the environment by dissolving corpses. The process of turning the deceased into liquid and ash would use far less energy than a crematorium, and there wouldn't be any CO2 emissions either. Authorities are pondering the controversial idea.
These will become obsolete if Belgian undertakers get their way.

These will become obsolete if Belgian undertakers get their way.

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cro -- with wire reports