E-PRTR - The European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register

What is E-PRTR?

The European PRTR is the European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register - the European-wide register of industrial and non-industrial releases into air, water, land and off-site transfers of waste water and waste including information from point and diffuse sources.
Based on the E-PRTR-regulation (Regulation (EC) 166/2006) industrial facilities of 27 European Member States report their

  • Releases of pollutants to air, water and land
  • Transfer of waste and
  • Transfer of pollutants in wastewater destined for treatment in external wastewater treatment plants

and is intended to fully implement the obligations of the UN-ECE PRTR Protocol, which was signed in May 2003 by 36 countries and the European Community.
Furthermore, the European register provides information on emissions from diffuse sources, e.g. traffic and agriculture.



Regulation (EC) No 166/2006


Protocol on pollutant release and transfer registers

Official documents of the UN-ECE-office


Daily Bulletin for Air Quallity

Last recorded exceedances of the alarm thresholds for NO2, SO2 and O3

Daily Bulletin for Radiological Situation


National State of the Environment Report

Information for landfills and waste treatment facilities

CORINE Land Cover 2000 Project

CORINE Land Cover 2006 Project

CORINE News Release

National Biodiversity Monitoring System

Register of protected areas in Bulgaria

E-PRTR - European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register

Step It Up 2007

Resources for the Future


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