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Meth Chemicals Wreak Havoc On Environment

Written By David D'Angelo on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 | 3/26/2008

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Crystal meth doesn't just ravage a user's body -- the manufacture of the drug can ravage the environment as well.

From corrosive acids to lighter fluid, the ingredients to make meth often end up in the ground or flushed down the drain.

Drug Enforcement Agent Gordon Taylor said people who are cooking meth aren't calling up the local waste disposal team.

"They will either dump it down a drain, could be a toilet, could be a bathroom sink, or they may take it out to the yard and bury it where it seeps into the water table," Gordon said.

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