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The plant in King County, Wash., is billed as offering beautiful landscape, a dance floor, catering, and space for guests. All at a fifth of the price of competing venues. It promises zero odor.


Good morning, I'm David Greene.

There's a new wedding venue being advertised King County, Washington. It's the local waste treatment plant. It is billed as offering a beautiful landscape, a dance floor, catering and space for plenty of guests. All at a fifth of the price of competing venues. As for the sewage, well, one official at the treatment plant promises its zero-odor. But as one local wedding planner said, she fears people will, quote, "have a hard time getting passed what really happens there."

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