President Barack Obama signed a wide-ranging appropriations bill that included the restoration of $12.5 million for methamphetamine lab cleanups.
Fortunately in the West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri
area,meth lab cleanups have continued without delaydespite federal funding issues.
The Quincy-based Illinois State Police Meth
Response Team has agents trained in meth lab cleanups. After a lab is
dismantled, hazardous chemicals and items are taken to a storage facility, and
the Drug Enforcement Agency then pays for it to be taken to an approved