Environmental Protection Department

Sariina Vierimaa, Env. Adm.

The Environmental Protection Department deals with issues
relating to

  • air pollution abatement
  • climate change
  • sustainable consumption and production
  • waste issues
  • the prevention of environmental risks from chemicals and nano- and biotechnologies
  • soil contamination
  • the prevention of and compensation for environmental
  • environmental economics
  • and environmental technology

Additionally, in cooperation with other departments and units, the department handles and coordinates sustainable development issues within the ministry's administrative sector.

Head of Department
Tuula Varis, Director General, tel. +358 40 809 4372, firstname.lastname@ym.fi, Twitter: @TuulaVaris

Secretary, Environmental Protection Department
Heidi Tanskanen, tel. +358 50 364 7103, firstname.lastname@ym.fi

Published 2013-10-09 at 10:27, updated 2017-07-17 at 9:06