Notification: Administrative changes to requirements for reporting to the National Pollutant Release Inventory for 2022
This page provides a notification for six changes to National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) reporting requirements. These changes will take effect beginning with the 2022 reporting year.
ECCC intends to:
- require reporting facilities to provide a reason when reporting a substance for the first time
- require reporting facilities to indicate any applicable provincial permit numbers and provincial facility identification numbers
- add “remote quantification” to the list of estimation methods that facilities can use for the purposes of reporting to the NPRI
- change the description, in the list of activities that are excluded from reporting, from “research or testing” to “research or development”
- change the name of three categories of releases to air
- change the duration of the NPRI Canada Gazette Notice from its current two-year length to three years starting with the 2022 to 2024 NPRI Notice
To obtain the full notifications, please contact the NPRI.
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