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Old 05-25-2012, 07:36 PM
 
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I agree wholeheartedly. That is exactly what I will do. Won't say anything about it when I do it.
Can you imagine them trying to collect the "evidence"????
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:51 PM
 
Location: Columbia, California
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We scattered mom's ashes in the Dardanelles in the Sierras.
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Old 05-27-2012, 07:43 AM
 
Location: So Ca
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Some laws are stupid. Just do it.
"Stupid" or not, there's a federal environmental law against scattering human ashes less than 3 miles from the coast. Look into it.
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Old 05-27-2012, 07:50 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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"Stupid" or not, there's a federal environmental law against scattering human ashes less than 3 miles from the coast. Look into it.
I advise the OP to look into it, and then ignore it with impunity.
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Old 05-27-2012, 08:09 AM
 
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If he is a Veteran the Coast Guard will take you out to spread him for nothing.
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:37 AM
 
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We've gone to an informal ceremony where a friend spread some ashes (not all the ashes) on a Mendocino cliff side...very beautiful thing to do IMO. A beluga whale swam right below us as we finished up the ceremony--very rare thing to see I would think.
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:40 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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I'd just rent a boat and do it myself if I didn't want to use one of the existing services. Just check the swell conditions.
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Old 05-27-2012, 11:45 AM
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Location: Mountain Ranch, CA The heart of Calaveras County
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We've gone to an informal ceremony where a friend spread some ashes (not all the ashes) on a Mendocino cliff side...very beautiful thing to do IMO. A beluga whale swam right below us as we finished up the ceremony--very rare thing to see I would think.
Rare indeed since it's about 2000 miles outside it's normal range in the Arctic ocean.
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Old 05-27-2012, 12:33 PM
 
Location: 'Shangri-La 'mountains west of Wolf Creek, Oregon
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Rare indeed since it's about 2000 miles outside it's normal range in the Arctic ocean.
Mite have been a Grey Whale.
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Old 05-27-2012, 12:37 PM
 
Location: 'Shangri-La 'mountains west of Wolf Creek, Oregon
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There is a possiblity of walking out on a fishing pier in a coastal town, to fullfill your beloved Dad's wish's.
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