Air pollution control legislation

Finnish air pollution control legislation covers both limit and guideline values for ambient air quality and regulations limiting emissions of air pollutants. Air pollution control legislation is partly national but in most cases based on the following legislation of the European Union. Finnish legislation is published in Finnish and Swedish. More detailed information is available in Finnish and Swedish versions of this web page.

Ambient air quality

Paints, varnishes and the use of organic solvents

Non-road mobile machinery emissions

Petrol vapour recovery during refuelling of motor vehicles

Fuel environmental specifications

Energy production and waste incineration

Ecodesign requirements for solid fuel boilers and for solid fuel local space heaters

More information

Sami Rinne, Ministerial Adviser 
Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Environmental Protection Department, Emissions and Environmental Risks Telephone:0295250361   Email Address: