An overview on OECD activities to assist PRTR implementation, including the aims of the Task Force on PRTRs, as well as information on the dissemination and use of PRTR data and release and estimation techniques.
A brochure on PRTRs to explain: What hazardous chemical substances and pollutants are being released to the environment or transferred off-site? How much is being released or transferred off-site over time? Where the releases occur? And by whom?
Information on the work of OECD on PRTRs, as well as the OECD's Council Recommendation and its implementation.
This document intends to provide a “snapshot” of how OECD countries have developed and run their PRTR programmes. It shows the similarities and differences across countries in their requirements to collect and display high quality data, which is required for an effective PRTR system. It also presents compliance and regulatory requirements, the development of guidance material, and emerging issues and challenges for the future.
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Scoping Study on the Inclusion on Releases and Transfers from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in PRTRs
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PRTR-to find out: What hazardous chemical substances and pollutants are being released to the environment or transferred off-site, how much is being released or transferred off-site over time, where the releases occur, and by whom.
This database was developed by the Task Force on PRTRs, which is part of the OECD's Environment, Health and Safety Programme. The purpose of this database is to share PRTR data as widely as possible within the OECD area.
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This document describes a wide range of practices used by OECD countries to present and disseminate PRTR data to the public.
This document is Part II of the proceedings from the OECD international conference, "PRTRs: National and Global Responsibility", which took place in Tokyo, 9-11 September 1998. It was hosted by the Environment Agency of Japan and held in co-oper...