Summary of third interim report on the PFAS contamination
As commissioned by the Government of Flanders, PFAS commissioner Karl Vrancken presented a third interim report on the PFAS contamination in Flanders in July 2022, the result of the cooperation between and input from numerous experts, each working within their own competence and field of expertise. This research report brings together results from measurement campaigns and technical studies conducted in the period April 2022 – June 2022.
The spread and risks of PFAS in Flanders
The third status report, written in Dutch, covers the following topics:
- chapter 1: Status of research, compiled in the same way as the overview of research and technical studies, included in the second interim report.
- chapter 2: Activity report for the period April – June 2022
- chapter 3: Conclusion, outlook and further planning.
This English translation provides a summary of the research outcomes (Chapter 1). In Chapter 2, the commissioner formulates his conclusions and looks ahead to the further approach of substances of very high concern in Flanders.