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
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.
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.