The European PRTR
has been established by regulation 166/2006/EC on the first reporting is forseen for the reporting year 2007.
For releases to air data
for the sectors transport (road traffic, aviation, shipping and railway), military, domestic fuel combustion, solvent use, fossil fuel distribution, agriculture and roofing and road paving with asphalt are included in the inventory. For releases to water diffuse source sectors identified include natural background losses, agriculture, scattered dwellings and diffuse anthropogenic. A pathway related reporting on releases into water based on the MONERIS model - exemplarily presented in the inventory for the Danube river basin - differentiated releases from groundwater, tile drainage, erosion, surface runoff, atmospheric deposition and urban areas. You can find definitions for all sources sectors and pathways within the glossary.The European PRTR
is the European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register established on the basis of the European PRTR Regulation 166/2006/EC, which entered into force in February 2006. The Regulation has incorporated the provisions of the UN-ECE Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Register under the Aarhus Convention, which was adopted at the Ministerial Conference 'Environment for Europe' in Kiev in May 2003 and has been ratified for the European Union by Council Decision 2006/61/EC