Downloads

Database

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03.05.2017

PRTR data (as status 28.03.2017) is available in different file formats:
          as Microsoft Excel table (*.xlsx) with filter function
          as OpenOffice table (*.ods) with filter function
          as CSV file (semicolon (;) as separator)
Each ZIP file contains four files with PRTR data for releases, waste water disposal, off-site disposal of hazardous waste and non-hazardous waste.

28.03.2017

PRTR data (as status 28.03.2017) is available as SQLite database together with a short description (pdf file or odt file)

02.03.2017

PRTR Open Source Standalone-SDI (spatial data infrastructure) for interactive visualization of geographic data in webportals (download 4 GB !)

14.10.2016

PRTR data (as status 14.10.2016) is available as SQLite database together with a short guidance document (download) and short guide.


Legal provisions - Germany


Legal provisions - EU

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18.1.2006

E-PRTR-Verordnung German | English
Verordnung (EG) Nr. 166/2006 des Europäischen Parlaments und des Rates vom 18.1.06 über die Schaffung eines Europäischen Schadstofffreisetzungs- und -verbringungsregisters und zur Änderung der Richtlinien 91/689/EWG und 96/61/EG des Rates

Annex I E-PRTR Regulation (PRTR Activities)

Annex II E-PRTR Regulation (PRTR Pollutants and Emission Thresholds)


PRTR Protocol

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Dez. 2008

Guidance on Implementation of the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers, English (see also http://www.unece.org/env/pp/prtr.guidancedev.html)

21.5.2003

PRTR-Protokoll: English | German translation 
Text of the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers - as adopted on 21 May 2003

25.6.1998

Aarhus Konvention: EnglishGerman translation (non-UN)
Text of the UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention)


Guidance documents

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30.08.2013

PRTR-Act (SchadRegProtAG) - General Comment (Ecologic Institut, August 2013)

current

The Federal Environment Agency and its partners in research projects developed guidance documents which are mainly addressed to facilities with reporting obligations according to the E-PRTR Regulation and to competent authorities to help meeting their obligations. You will find these documents at wiki.prtr.bund.de

31.5.2006

EU Guidance Document for the implementation of the European PRTR
German | English


National Implementation Report

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May 2014

Synthesis report on the implementation of the Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (draft)

Dec 2013

National Implementation Report to PRTR Protocol

June 2013

Beschluss I/5 Report on implementation of the Protocol (incl. Annex with sample reporting form), German, unofficial translation

April 2010

Decision I/5 on Reporting on the Implementation of the Protocoll (including Annex with sample reporting form (pp. 32-39))


 Reports

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March 2017


Pollutants of the PRTR – Situation in Germany for reporting years 2007-2015 Englisch | German

February 2017

Pollutants of the PRTR – Situation in Germany for reporting years 2007-2014 Englisch | German

May 2016

Summary report of the new PRTR data 2014 English | German

July 2015

Summary report of the new PRTR data 2013 English | German

October 2012

Kohlekraftwerke im Fokus der Quecksilberstrategie. Aufsatz zum 44. Kraftwerkstechnischen Kolloquium der TU Dresden; Authors: Rolf Beckers, Joachim Heidemeier, Falk Hilliges; Dresden, 2012 (Chap. 2.1.1 PRTR)

March 2012

Falk Hilliges: "Die Qualitätssicherungsverfahren im deutschen Schadstofffreisetzungs- und -verbringungsregister (PRTR) - Bewertung bestehender Instrumente und Implementierung neuer Methoden zur Plausibilitäts- und Kohärenzprüfung" Rostock, 2012.

April 2010

Ist der Kreis der Meldepflichtigen nach PRTR zu groß? Erste Bilanz der Schadstoff- und Abfallmeldungen aus Nordrhein-Westfalen
Immissionsschutz - Ausgabe 04/10; Authors: Klaus-Dieter Koß; Friedrich-Helmuth Schlinkmeier, Michael Trapp

August 2010

Data and facts  to the Chemical Industry (p. 20)
Chemical Industry, Responsible Care 2010
Projekte zu Umweltschutz, Gesundheit, Sicherheit; Publ.: Association of the German Chemical Industry, 60329 Frankfurt/M.

August 2009

Since 2009 German Responsible Care reports by the Association of the German Chemical Industry (VCI) have been based on data collected under the PRTR Regulation EC No. 166/2006.

Basis of data survey - Adaptation to European PRTR regulations (p.24)
Chemical Industry, Responsible Care 2009
Projects and data on safety, health and environmental protection; Publ.: Association of the German Chemical Industry, 60329 Frankfurt/M.

July 2007

Evaluation report of the Federal Environment Agency: Results of reporting to European Pollutant Emission Register EPER-1 and EPER-2 in Germany.

June 2004

Evaluation report of the Federal Environment Agency: Ergebnisse zur ersten Berichterstattung zum Europäischen Schadstoffemissionsregister EPER. 

June 2004

Official report: National EPER Overview Report 2003 of Germany – National Totals - Submission under Article 1 sub 4 of the EPER Decision


Background information - PRTR

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Nov 2012

Detailed history of the PRTR: PRTR_Historie

Nov 2012

Detailed history of the implementatiton of PRTR in Germany: PRTR_Deutschland

Nov 2012

Details on the differences between PRTR und EPER: PRTR_und_EPER


Miscellaneous

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3.6.2009

Programme of the PRTR opening ceremony: After intensive development of the German PRTR in a national and international context, the activation of the PRTR Portal at an event held in Radialsystem V in Berlin on 3 June 2009 sends a signal of more transparency in environmental information: Programm der Eröffnungsfeier