80 litres of chemical used to make MDMA dumped in Surrey pond

| March 10, 2017

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The City of Surrey will spend up to $40,000 to clean up a pond in Newton after somebody dumped into the water up to 80 litres of chemicals commonly used to make the illegal drug MDMA, or ecstasy.

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