Conference to focus on meth lab environmental and health consequences

A one-day course aimed at law enforcement and health professionals, “Environmental and Health Consequences of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories,” will be held Thursday, Aug. 21.

Faculty will include local and national medical toxicologists with extensive experience regarding the clinical health effects of methamphetamine, including:

  • Use and abuse,
  • Hazards of synthesis,
  • Health effects of methamphetamines,
  • Clean up and remediation of clandestine laboratories
  • Children's health and exposure considerations.

The target audience includes law enforcement, emergency physicians and medical technicians, public health and environmental professionals, social services providers, HAZMAT professionals, first responders, public policy professionals and others who may work on issues related to clandestine methamphetamine laboratories.

The seminar will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DOI University and the National Indian Programs Training Center located at 1011 Indian School Road NW.  For more information, go to:

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