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What does PRTR stand for?

PRTR stands for Pollutant Release and Transfer Register

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The report draws much of its data from each country's pollutant release and transfer register (PRTR): the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) of the United States, the National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) of Canada, and the Registor de Emisiones y Transferencia de Contaminantes (RETC) of Mexico.
The regulations are expected to require development of pollutant release and transfer registers, tools that have been in use in the United States for over a decade, during which time emissions reported by companies have declined by half.
Participants at the conference, sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), began discussions on the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR), which requires companies to report the amount of chemicals they release into the environment.