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Clandestine Drug Labs - The Problem, The Danger, The Future
Video Presentation
Hosted by U.S. EPA
Office of Superfund Remediation & Technololgy Innovation

Clandestine methamphetamine labs have been implicated in fires, explosions, toxic chemical releases, and hazardous waste dumping. Experts anticipate these problems to proliferate as methamphetamine use spreads across the United States. "Cooks" with little or no training use chemicals from local drugstores, equipment from hardware stores, and recipes from the Internet. Cooks may be drug users, or they may be involved with drug cartels. Their main concern is maintaining their supply of methamphetamine, without regard to the safety of their childr ...  [click for more]

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