Data Sources and Methods for the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Large Facilities Indicator
3.1 Data source
The greenhouse gas emissions from large facilities indicator is based on GHG emissions data taken from Environment Canada’s Reported Facility Greenhouse Gas Data.
3.2 Spatial coverage
The GHGRP provides local GHG emissions data from the largest industrial and other emitters in Canada (those emitting 50 kt CO2 eq or more per year).
3.3 Temporal coverage
The data for 2010 were used for this indicator. GHGRP reported data for 2010 are current as of December 2011.
3.4 Data completeness
The total facility-reported GHG emissions for 2010 represent just over one third (38%) of Canada’s total GHG emissions and over half (59%) of Canada’s industrial GHG emissions as reported in the 2010 NIR.
3.5 Data timeliness
The GHGRP data are collected on an annual basis. Facilities are required to report their GHG emissions to Environment Canada by June 1, and the data are current up to 2010.
 Canada’s industrial GHG emissions referred to here include the following GHG categories from the National Inventory Report 1990–2010:Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks in Canada: Stationary Combustion Sources (except Residential), Other Transportation, Fugitive Sources, Industrial Processes and Waste.
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