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Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers: A crosscutting international instrument for advancing sustainability

Commentary on the benefits of PRTRs for government, industry and the public. The author analyses the potential of PRTRs as an informational tool for monitoring greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), as an instrument for tracking mercury releases and transfers, as a tool for identifying industrial processes (or hotspots) that contribute most significantly to both climate change and eco-toxicity and as an indicator for sustainability and the success of the green economy.

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