Impact of PFAS on agricultural soil and plants: A Phoenix Webinar

March 10, 2021

The LIFE project PHOENIX: Perfluorinated compounds HOlistic ENvironmental Interistitutional eXperience (LIFE16 ENV/IT/000488), co-funded by the EU commission and coordinated by Regione Veneto, aims to build a management framework to front the serious event of pollution from PMOC, especially from PFAS (for more information, see The LIFE PHOENIX project proposed some management and mitigation solutions for this problem which will be presented in a series of short webinars each of them focused on a specific topic or approach.

During this half-day webinar, we would like also to share experiences with experts in the field or with experts from other countries where similar situations are present.

March, 10th, 2021: Impact of PFAS on agricultural soil and plants (chairman: Stefano Polesello, IRSA-CNR)

Agenda: (Central European Time) 
10:00 Brief introduction on the LIFE PHOENIX Project
Stefano Polesello
10:15 Lesson learnt from three-years monitoring of irrigation waters, agri-cultural soil and plants
Claudia Ferrario
10:45 Phytodepuration as a nature-based solution for PFAS mitigation
Marco Bonato
11:00 Greenhouse experiment of edible plant exposition to PFAS under a controlled environment
Marco Bonato, Carlo Nicoletto
11:15 Soil policy on PFAS in Flanders
Griet Van Gestel
11:45 Final remarks and discussion

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Wed, Mar 10, 2021 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CET)

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