Preventing environmental pollution
The wellbeing of humans and the natural environment depends on good habitats and ecosystems. The Ministry of the Environment is working hard to identify and manage the environmental risks associated with the air and soil, the Baltic Sea and other waters.
Air pollution control
Good air quality is important for human health and comfort. It is also essential for biodiversity and for the preservation of the built environment. Air pollution causes a variety of harmful effects.
National Air Pollution Control Programme 2030
A key measure in the implementation of the EU commitments and the objectives of national air pollution control policies is the National Air Pollution Control Programme 2030 that includes the measures required for the implementation of the emission reduction commitments and other measures required for the improvement of air quality.
Preventing environmental damage
Environmental damage means vessel oil and chemical spills in maritime and coastal areas and inland waters and oil and chemical spills on land. The Ministry of the Environment is responsible for the preparation, coordination and implementation of matters concerning environmental risks and for preventing environmental risks.