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This website provides a global portal to Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) information and activities from countries and organisations around the world. The website aims to assist countries in the development, implementation and improvement of PRTR programmes.

It has been developed and is maintained by the Task Force on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), in cooperation with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

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A public consultation is underway in the EU, and will run until 5 October, on the evaluation of Regulation 166/2006/EC which established a European pollutant release and transfer register (E-PRTR regulation)....
Case Studies: Lead in products; NP/NPEs in products; Building and construction products; Electrical and electronic products; Furniture; Nanoproducts; Packages and plastic bags; Pesticides; Pharmaceuticals;...
The case study comprises all life cycle stages of textiles.
Information on chemical releases to the environment from the use of products- an overview of existing inventories on releases from products (chapter 2)- work and tools to restrict releases from products...
Commentary on the benefits of PRTRs for government, industry and the public. The author analyses the potential of PRTRs as an informational tool for monitoring greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), as an instrument...
The Commission for Environmental Cooperation of North America has just released a report "Taking Stock: North American Pollutant Releases and Transfers" analysing the data on pollutant releases in Canada,...
Every day, millions of workers are exposed to chemical substances at the manufacturing stage, not only in the chemical industry but also in the downstream sectors where these substances are used: agriculture,...
The World Library of Toxicology, Chemical Safety, and Environmental Health is a free global Web portal that provides the scientific community and public with links to major government agencies, non-governmental...
This flyer was prepared in support of the side event on pollutant release and transfer registers held at UNFCCC CoP-15 in Copenhagen on 15 December 2009. The event was organized by the Government of Armenia...
Japan's Ministry of the Environment (MOE) launched a pilot project to study the the effects of visualizing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from households, as announced on August 17, 2009. In the project,...