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.
What does PRTR stand for?
PRTR stands for Pollutant Release and Transfer Register
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We have 3 other meanings of PRTR in our Acronym Attic
- Pentagon Renovation Technical Oversight Committee
- Park Ranger Training Program
- Partially Reliable Transport Protocol
- Pennsylvania Recreational Trails Program
- Processing and Transport Protein
- Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization (Washington)
- Public Radio Talent Quest
- Park, Recreation and Tourism Resources (Michigan State University)
- Partial Run-Time Reconfiguration
- Plutonium Recycle Test Reactor
- Preview, Read, Think, Review (reading strategy)
- Puerto Rico Telecommunications Regulatory Board
- Paul Rogers Tattoo Research Center
- Puerto Rico Tissue Reserve Foundation
- Printer, Lithographer (US Navy)
- Printer, Offset Process (US Navy)
- Production Real Time Reporting System (China)
- Pacific Regional Transport Study (Pacific Islands Forum)
- Pins and Rubbers Traction System (orthopaedic surgery)
- Ports (street suffix)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Brussels plans to collate as much data as possible to compile an improved European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register, which would be launched in 2009, using 2007 data.
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.