WATCH: State Sen. Sean Ryan talks about Gov. Hochul’s decision to allow Amigone crematory to move

(WIVB) – On Tuesday, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill to allow the controversial Amigone Funeral Home crematory in the Town of Tonawanda to move.

MORE: Gov. Hochul signs bill allowing relocation of controversial crematory in Town of Tonawanda

This amends a state law that banned the construction of new joint funeral home-crematories.

The crematory has been a source of complaint for residents of the town, who have raised concerns about the smoke, and it has been ordered to close by the state for violating air quality regulations.

State Sen. Sean Ryan joined News 4 live on Tuesday to discuss the development.

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