Saint-Gobain Stack Testing Reports (Spring 2018 Tests)

In the Spring of 2018, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics facility in Merrimack conducted stack testing utilizing the services of Barr Engineering Co. (Barr) to collect the samples and SGS North America Inc. to conduct the analysis.  During the testing, samples were collected for analysis of PFAS, ammonia, and fluoride.  Barr recently submitted a report of the findings from the testing to NHDES for review.  A copy of the Barr report and the SGS lab report are available here:

1. Results of the April 26-27, 30 and May 1-2, 2018 PFAS Emissions and RTAP Test Performed on the MA, MS, and QX Towers at Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, prepared by Barr, dated September 2018.

2. Technical Report for Barr Engineering Co, prepared by SGS North America Inc., dated August 21, 2018.

The NHDES Air Resources Division is in the process of reviewing these reports.