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This document complements the Resource Compendium by providing information on general principles for producing release data and the selection and application of the various release estimation techniques to different industrial sectors.
The Resource Compendium of PRTR Release Estimation Techniques is the first in a series of documents created to help accomplish this goal. The intent of the Resource Compendium is to provide OECD countries with a basic information resource on estimation techniques typically used to quantify releases from point and diffuse sources and from transfers for a PRTR. It consists of three separate volumes: this is Part 1 which summarises
Guidance manual published, in line with the Council Recommendation on Implementing Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers, by OECD for governments to develop and implement a PRTR scheme. (Spanish version)
A detailed review of the results of the survey undertaken by the OECD Secretariat on the status of implementation of the Council Recommendation on Implementing Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers in member countries.
An introduction to Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) including an explanation of what they are as well as the role of stakeholders, including industry, the public, NGOs and the scientific and economic communities, as well as government.
Information on the work of OECD on PRTRs, as well as the OECD's Council Recommendation and its implementation.
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?
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.
This OECD Emission Scenario Document (ESD) is intended to provide information on the sources, use patterns and release pathways of chemicals used at Non-integrated Paper Mills, to assist in the estimation of releases of chemicals into the environment.
This OECD Emission Scenario Document (ESD) is intended to provide information on the sources, use patterns and release pathways of chemicals used in the pulp, paper and board industry, in order to help estimate releases of chemicals into the environment. This ESD covers the use of chemicals in the making of paper and board and the recycling of paper and board. The main processes considered are paper-making and paper recycling.