Information for Tennessee
In 2006 Tennessee established Cleanup Response and Documentation Guidance for Properties Quarantined because of Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratory Activities. They have established Tiered response and cleanup activities related to each from a Tier 1 transient cook to a Tier 4 mass production lab however each scenario pertains to meth labs and do not discuss user sites. Porous materials to be removed and disposed of at Class I Landfill. These materials usually include carpet, carpet pad, flexible ducts, paneling, non-washable items and furniture. Encapsulation with an oil-based paint is allowed after surfaces have been washed and rinsed twice. Post testing needs to meet the established standard of 0.1ug/100cm², testing needs to be completed by a third party, usually a Certified Industrial Hygienist. (CIH). Contractors and CIH have to qualify through the state by completing training/testing through the department.
Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation
312 Rosa L Parks Ave, Nashville TN 37243
The DEA has kept a catalog of properties since 2004 across the nation of locations of clandestine meth lab busts completed by their department, check to see if your property is on their list:
EPA Voluntary Guidelines for Methamphetamine Laboratory Cleanup