Meth Lab Cleanup Ordinance Passes In Appomattox County

appomattox county logoDrug users who operate a methamphetamine lab in Appomattox County will now be forced to pay for the cost of cleanup. The process of “cooking” meth involves poisonous, flammable, and explosive chemicals; and the hazardous and toxic waste cleanup of the lab is a major problem for authorities and property owners. Now…Appomattox County joins an ever growing list of localities enacting an ordinance that would make the drug user financially liable. Supervisors research the wording for the ordinance from the state code… Campbell County uses similar wording. According to the ordinance, the financial liability would be enforced at the time of sentencing.

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