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Pollutants

Our Work on Improving Air Quality

Air resources are shared among our three countries and do not recognize national boundaries. Our work provides a more complete North American picture of air quality and air emissions, to support decision making on air quality management, and to ensure the protection of public health and natural ecosystems.

Tools and Resources

Taking Stock Infographic

North American industry sectors produce the energy, materials and items that we use every day. They also generate pollutants that must be managed.

Taking Stock Online

Taking Stock Online allows users to explore North American Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) data through interactive tools and comprehensive reports.

Related Publications

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North American Power Plant Air Emissions

North American Power Plant Air Emissions builds upon the first-such CEC assessment (published in 2004) that compiled...

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North American Black Carbon Emissions

Recommended Methods for Estimating Black Carbon Emissions