Resource Centre for PRTR Release Estimation Techniques (RETs)


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PRTR Guidance Documents


[ Australia: Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts - National Pollutant Inventory (NPI)] [ Canada: Environment Canada - National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI)] [ European PRTR] [ Israel: Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection - Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR)] [ North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)] [ Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)] [ United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)] [ United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)] [ United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)] [ United States: United States Environmental Protection Agency - Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)] [ World Health Organization (WHO)]


Australia: Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts - National Pollutant Inventory (NPI)
  • NATIONAL POLLUTANT INVENTORY GUIDE Version 3.1 (English)  (English) - Description

    Canada: Environment Canada - National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI)
  • Criteria Air Contaminants (CACs) Technical Source Guide for Reporting to the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) 2002 (English)  (English) - Description
  • Guide for Reporting to the National Pollutant Release Inventory 2001 (English)  (English) - Description
  • Guide for Reporting to the National Pollutant Release Inventory 2002 (English)  (English) - Description
  • GUIDELINE FOR THE INSTALLATION AND OPERATION OF CONTINUOUS EMISSION MONITORING SYSTEMS (CEMS) AND THEIR USE FOR REPORTING UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF REGULATION O.Reg. 127/01 (English)  (English) - Description
  • Information on Fuel Combustion, Fugitive Emissions and Other Sources (English)  (English) - Description
  • Permanent process on how to propose changes to the NPRI (English)  (English) - Description
  • supplementary Guide for Reporting Criteria Air Contaminants (CACs) to the National Pollutant Release Inventory - 2002 (English)  (English) - Description

    European PRTR
  • Guidance Document for the implementation of the European PRTR (English)  (English) - Description

    Israel: Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection - Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR)
  • Instructions for determining optimum method for calculating releases and transfers to the environment (English)  (English) - Description

    North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)
  • CEC databases (English)  (English) - Description

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • A Tool for Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development: Guidance Manual for Governments (English)  (English) - Description
  • Comparison of emission estimation methods used in pollutant release and transfer registers and emission scenario documents: case study of pulp and paper and textile sectors. (English)  (English) - Description
  • Considerations for Ensuring Quality PRTR Data (English)  (English) - Description
  • Framework for Selecting and Applying PRTR Release Estimation Techniques (English)  (English) - Description
  • Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs): (English)  (English) - Description
  • Presentation and Dissemination of PRTR Data: Practices and Experiences (English)  (English) - Description
  • Proceedings of the OECD International Conference on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRS), Part 1 (English)  (English) - Description
  • Proceedings of the OECD International Conference on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRS), Part 2 (English)  (English) - Description
  • PRTR Implementation: Member Country Progress (English)  (English) - Description
  • Resource Compendium of PRTR Release Estimation Techniques Part3: Summary of Techniques for Off-Site Transfers (English)  (English) - Description
  • Scoping Study on the Inclusion of Releases and Transfers from Small and Medium-sized (SMEs) in PRTRs (English)  (English) - Description
  • Use of Pollutant Release and Transfer Register Data and Tools for Their Presentation(English)  (English) - Description
  • Why Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRS) Differ: A Review of National Programmes (English)  (English) - Description
  • Workshop for Central and Eastern Europe and the New Independent States of the Former Soviet Unio (English)  (English) - Description

    United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • Guidance on Implementation of the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers(English)  (English) - Description

    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • UNEP publications (English)  (English) - Description

    United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
  • Estimating Environmental Releases for Facility PRTR Reporting: Introduction and Guide to Methods (English)  (English) - Description
  • Guidance for Facilities on PRTR Data Estimation and Reporting (English)  (English) - Description
  • Guidance on Estimating Non-point Source Emissions (English)  (English) - Description
  • United Nations Institute for Training and Research - Facilitating the Establishment of Pollutant Release and Transfers Registers in Developing and Industrializing Countries(English)  (English) - Description

    United States: United States Environmental Protection Agency - Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)
  • U.S. EPA Emission Estimates Using TANKS Tool (English)  (English) - Description
  • U.S. EPA Emission Estimates Using WATER9 Tool (English)  (English) - Description

    World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Reference Guide to Emission Estimation Models for Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (English)  (English) - Description
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