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IDEM > Environmental Cleanup > Drug Lab Cleanup Inspection and Cleanup of Illegal Drug Labs

Illegal drug labs have become a growing problem in Indiana. In 1999, Indiana law enforcement agencies investigated 177 illegal drug labs. By 2013, that number rose to 1,808. Clandestine drug labs are found in homes, apartments, hotel and motel rooms, mobile homes, outbuildings, storage facilities, vehicles and watercraft. Property is contaminated if it has been used for the illegal manufacturing of a controlled substance such as amphetamine, methcathenone, LSD, ecstasy, PCP, GHB and the most commonly manufactured drug, methamphetamine.