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Bethany Voters Say 'No' To Crematory Zoning

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BETHANY, Oklahoma -

 Voters have settled the controversy over a crematory in Bethany in Tuesday's election.

They voted against a zoning change that could have allowed a crematory to be built near N.W. 39th and Council.

Some residents in that area said they were concerned about property values and air quality if a crematory was built nearby.

2/18/2015 Related Story: Bethany City Council Approves Crematory Near Homes

Some in the funeral home industry said cremations have no smell and little smoke. However, Mercer-Adams had already withdrew its plans to build at that intersection before Tuesday's vote.

12/31/2014 Related Story: Bethany Residents Concerned Over Plans Of Crematorium

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