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A National Pollutant Release Inventory for Canada: The Final Report of the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Committee (December 1992)

APPENDIX 7: TABLE OF RECOMMENDED NPRI DATA ELEMENTS TO BE REPORTED

PART A: FACILITY IDENTIFICATION

  1. Company name
  2. Facility identification and address
    • 2.1 Facility name
    • 2.2 Street address
    • 2.3 City
    • 2.4 Lot number
    • 2.5 Concession number
    • 2.6 Township
    • 2.7 Country
    • 2.8 Province
    • 2.9 Postal Code
  3. Facility contact
    • 3.1 Name
    • 3.2 Position
    • 3.3 Telephone number
    • 3.4 Facsimile number
  4. Number of employees at the facility
  5. Mailing address (if different from above)
    • 5.1 Street address
    • 5.2 P.O. box number
    • 5.3 City
    • 5.4 Province
    • 5.5 Postal code
  6. Facility location
    • 6.1 Latitude: degrees, minutes, seconds
    • 6.2 Longitude: degrees, minutes, seconds
  7. SIC codes (Enter Canadian or U.S)
    • 7.1 Canadian SIC code(s)
    • 7.2 US SIC code(s)
  8. Residual Discharge Information System Number
  9. Domestic Substances List Number
  10. Provincial operating permit number (if required by province)
  11. Parent company information
    • 11.1 Name of parent company
    • 11.2 Street address
    • 11.3 Box number
    • 11.4 City
    • 11.5 Province
    • 11.6 Postal code
  12. Approval for release to Environment Canada
    • 12.1 Executive contact name
    • 12.2 Position
    • 12.3 Signature
    • 12.4 Date

PART B: SUBSTANCE-SPECIFIC RELEASE INFORMATION

  1. Substance Identity
    • 1.1 Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number
    • 1.2 Substance or substance category
  2. Utilisation of the substance at the facility
    • 2.1 Manufacture the substance:
      • a) Produce
      • b) Import
      • If produce or import:
      • c) For on-site use/processing
      • d) For sale/distribution
      • e) As a byproduct
      • f) As an impurity
    • 2.2 Process the substance
      • a) As a reactant
      • b) As a formulation component
      • c) As an acticle component
      • d) Repackaging only
    • 2.3 Otherwise use the substance:
      • a) As a chemical processing aid
      • b) As a manufacturing aid
      • c) Ancillary or other use
  3. On-site releases of the substance to the environment
    Report the basis of estimate code and the releases in tonnes for the following:
    • 3.1 Air releases
      • 3.1.1 Stack/point
      • 3.1.2 Substance storage/handling
      • 3.1.3 Fugitive
      • 3.1.4 Spills
      • 3.1.5 Other non-point
    • 3.2 Underground injection
    • 3.3 Releases to surface waters
      • 3.3.1 Direct discharges
      • 3.3.2 Spills
      • 3.3.3 Leaks
      • 3.3.4 Receiving streams and water bodies codes from item 7
    • 3.4 Releases to land
      • 3.4.1 Landfill
      • 3.4.2 Landfarm
      • 3.4.3 Spills
      • 3.4.4 Leaks
      • 3.4.5 Other
    • 3.5 Total releases
    • 3.6 Seasonal breakdown of releases by percentage in each quarter (To be completed if, in a quarter, releases amount to less than 15% or greater than 35% of the total released)
  4. Progress In reduction of releases
    • 4.1 Total releases
      • a) input total from 3.5
    • 4.2 Releases reported in previous year
      • a) input previous year's total from 3.5
    • 4.3 Reasons for changes in quantities released:
      • a) Changes in production levels
      • b) Changes in estimation method
      • c) Pollution prevention and abatement
      • d) Other (e.g. accidents, spills or breakdowns)
      • e) No significant change
      • f) Up to 10 lines of text to more fully describe the reasons for a change in quantities released (optional)
    • 4.4 Anticipated releases for the next three reporting years
  5. Transfers of the substance In waste to off-site locations
    • 5.1 Total quantity of substance transferred (tonnes)
    • 5.2 Destiny of the substance (report percent of 5.1 and location code(s) from item 8)
      • 5.2.1 Recovery/reuse/recycle
        • a) Material recovery/recycle
        • b) Burning/energy recovery
      • 5.2.2 Destruction
        • a) Incineration
        • b) Bio-oxidation
      • 5.2.3 Municiple sewage treatment plant
      • 5.2.4 Containment
        • a) Landfill
        • b) Underground injection
        • c) Other storage
  6. Progress in reduction of transfers
    • 6.1 Total transfers
      • a) Input total from 5.1 in tonnes
    • 6.2 Transfers reported in previous year
      • a) Input previous year's total from 5.1 in tonnes
    • 6.3 Reason for changes in quantities transferred
      • a) Changes in production levels
      • b) Changes in estimation method
      • c) Pollution prevention and abatement
      • d) Other (e.g. accidents, spills or breakdowns)
      • e) No significant change
      • f) Up to 10 lines of text to more fully describe the reasons for a change in quantities released (optional)
    • 6.4 Anticipated transfers for the next three reporting years
  7. List of names of receiving streams and water bodies
    Please list the names below using one code for each stream or water body name. Enter the code(s) under item 3.3.4 in part B.
    • Code A: Stream name 1
    • Code B: Stream name 2, etc.
  8. Identification of off-site facilities, to which waste is being sent
    Please list the names below using one code for each off-site waste treatment facility. Enter the code(s) under item 5.2 in part B.
    • Code A:
      • Off-site facility name 1
      • Street address
      • Box number
      • City
      • Province/state/etc.
      • Postal code/zip code/etc.
      • Country
    • Code B:
      • Off-site facility name 2, etc.
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