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On 24 August, Join Our Online Event: Sharing Perspectives on Industrial Pollutant Data

Mark your calendar for the online public engagement event being held by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)’s North American Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) Initiative!

Held virtually via Zoom on 24 August 2023 from 13:00 to 15:00 Eastern Time, this event will provide a forum for individuals interested in the CEC’s North American Pollutant Release and Transfer Initiative – from governments, non-governmental organizations, industry, academia, and the public – to share ideas, information and suggestions about industrial pollution, access to and use of PRTR data, and how the CEC can continue to support data users’ needs. Participants will also have the opportunity to exchange with representatives of the three North American PRTR programs.

Register for the event here.

Languages: Simultaneous interpretation will be available in English, French and Spanish.

The CEC’s North American PRTR initiative promotes improved coverage, comparability and quality of national PRTR data in order to effectively track releases and transfers of industrial pollutants across North America and enhance access to and use of the information to develop sound pollution prevention and reduction initiatives.

Learn more about our work on Tracking Pollutant Releases and Transfers in North America and fill out this questionnaire to help us improve our data access tools. By participating, you will be actively contributing to the evolution of our work and helping us tailor our tools, products and activities to better meet your needs.

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About the CEC

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) was established in 1994 by the governments of Canada, Mexico and the United States through the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, a parallel environmental agreement to NAFTA. As of 2020, the CEC is recognized and maintained by the Environmental Cooperation Agreement, in parallel with the new Free Trade Agreement of North America. The CEC brings together a wide range of stakeholders, including the general public, Indigenous people, youth, nongovernmental organizations, academia, and the business sector, to seek solutions to protect North America’s shared environment while supporting sustainable development for the benefit of present and future generations

The CEC is governed and funded equally by the Government of Canada through Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Government of the United States of Mexico through the Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, and the Government of the United States of America through the Environmental Protection Agency.

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