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.

Air pollution control

National Air Pollution Control Programme 2030

The National Air Pollution Control Programme 2030 includes the measures required for the implementation of the emission reduction commitments and other measures required for the improvement of air quality.

National Air Pollution Control Programme 2030

Preventing environmental damage

The Ministry of the Environment is responsible for the preparation, coordination and implementation of matters concerning environmental risks and for preventing environmental risks. The ongoing project is concerned with ways to prepare for the management of environmental risks, compensating for environmental damage and restoration in cases where the responsible party is insolvent, unknown or unavailable.

Environmental damage