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Environmental protection and oversight

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Lappeenranta Region’s Environmental Office is responsible for statuory environmental health services, veterinary treatment and environmental protection.  Department has different licencing-, supervision- and developing tasks, which influence the state of the environment and human health.

Environmental Office is also preparing plans to mitigate climate change, managing lake restoration projects and developing nature trails.

A new trail was opened at Parkinmäki in October 2017:


Street address: Pohjolankatu 14, 53100 LAPPEENRANTA
Director Mr Ilkka Räsänen, tel. +358 (0) 40 081 5284

  • Import and export of animals

    Import and export of animals

    The website of EVIRA (the Finnish Food Safety Authority) provides a comprehensive information package about questions related to the import and export of animals.
  • Veterinary service

    Veterinary service

    Veterinary service outside office hours for urgent cases that require immediate treatment.
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