This guidance document explains the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs), which provides an incentive to reduce levels of pollution and promote cleaner systems of production and healthier communities and ecosystems. The Protocol will enable ordinary members of the public, simply by using the Internet, to find out about the major sources of polluting emissions in their immediate neighbourhoods.
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Topics: Health, Human Rights and Justice, COP22 List of UN Publications, Public Participation
Type of material: Guidance Document
Publication date: 2011