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Chemical status of surface waters (2020): Mercury and cadmium, nickel, PAH, TBT and PFOS.
PBDE exceeds its environmental quality standard everywhere in Finland but it is not shown on the surface water chemical status maps.

The chemical status of water bodies remains poor

Press release August 28, 2020 Finnish Environment Institute and the Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment
The chemical status of Finnish lakes, rivers, and coastal waters has not yet improved, despite the concentrations of several chemicals falling below the limits set for them (EQS - Environmental Quality Standards). As the quality standards for a few permanent and bioaccumulative substances are exceeded throughout Finland, the chemical status of Finnish surface water is rated as poor.

Published 2020-08-28 at 10:35, updated 2020-08-28 at 10:37