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Waste Management: Pollution Control

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 34462, tabled on 16 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the 2020 data on air pollutant emissions from waste plants will included on the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register.

Answered on

21 July 2021

The 2020 data for the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) will be available in December 2021. PRTR data is collated by 30 November each year and will be published within one month of this. The UK’s PRTR includes a range of industrial activities, including waste and wastewater management, which are listed in Annex I of the UK PRTR legislation.

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