Bloomberg Law
Sept. 11, 2020, 3:20 PM

Saint-Gobain Must Meet New Hampshire Deadline for PFAS Controls

Sylvia Carignan
Sylvia Carignan

New Hampshire won’t give Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. an additional year to install controls for its PFAS air emissions in Merrimack, the state announced Friday.

The company had requested more time partly because of the coronavirus pandemic. Saint-Gobain will be required to complete its construction of air emission controls at its Merrimack facility by February, barring further delays.

Through the emission controls, the state intends to reduce the economic impact of pollution from per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in the Merrimack area. The efforts have included upgrading water filters, ensuring affected public water wells meet state groundwater standards, shutting down ...

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