Information for the public


The Flanders Environment Agency ensures that clear and understandable information is accessible for, and regularly made available to, the public and to qualified organisations such as environmental organisations, consumer organisations, organisations representing the interests of vulnerable groups of the population, and other relevant healthcare authorities, on the concentrations of arsenic, cadmium, mercury, nickel and benzo(a)pyrene, and on the remaining airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, stated in Article, 8 as well as on the total deposition of arsenic, cadmium, mercury, nickel and benzo(a)pyrene and the remaining polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons stated in Article, 8.

This information will also give the annual exceedances of the target values for arsenic, cadmium, nickel and benzo(a)pyrene in accordance with Appendix The information also indicates the reasons for the value being exceeded and the area in which it applies. It will also contain a brief assessment of the target value and appropriate information on health implications and environmental effects.

The Air, Nuisance, Risk Management, Environment & Health Division provides information on any measures taken by virtue of Article for the organisations stated in paragraph 1.

The information stated in paragraph 1, paragraph 2 and paragraph 3, is made available via channels such as the internet, the press and other easily accessible media.