A total of twelve cases of aggravated impairment of the environment, more than ever before, were brought to the attention of the Finnish Police last year, indicates a report drawn up by a national working group monitoring the nature and incidence of environmental crime. In addition, the report shows that no cases of aggravated impairment of the environment were brought to the attention of authorities in 2012, while earlier the number of recorded cases has varied between seven and eleven.
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Serious environmental offences are on the rise
The offences were related to negligence in storing, processing and disposing of waste.