Notification of an exceptional situation pursuant to the Environmental Protection Act

The environmental protection authority must be notified of an exceptional situation causing a risk of environmental pollution caused by an accident, production failure, dismantling of a device or structure, or any other comparable reason.

As a result of the notification, the environmental protection authority may issue the necessary regulations to prevent environmental pollution or to repair the damage caused. If the exceptional situation is a licensed activity, the competent authority issues the necessary regulations.

Further information on exceptional situations subject to the reporting obligation can be found on the website of the environmental administration.

The notification to the municipal environmental protection authority must be sent to the following e-mail address:

Regional environmental protection services

Suokatu 42, P.O. Box 1097

70111 Kuopio

Switchboard:+358 17 182 111