Environmental protection

The environmental office supervises individuals and organizations and also handles the tasks required by environmental legislation. They advise, teach, write reports, grant permits, monitor various functions, issue statements and take part in co-operation between authorities.

Task area of environmental protection office

  • nature conservation
  • water protection
  • air protection (greenhouse gases, emissions, energy matters)
  • monitoring the state of the environment
  • environmental permits
  • resource extraction permits
  • noise
  • dredging and hydraulic construction
  • participation in land use planning
  • provision of statements
  • monitoring of waste management

More information on nature in Pirkkala


Contact information

Saapastie 2
33950 Pirkkala

Vesa Vanninen
Environmental manager
050 352 1939
vesa.vanninen[at]pirkkala.fi

Erkka Hurtola
Environmental protection inspector
040 133 5617
erkka.hurtola[at]pirkkala.fi