Preparation of a System for Monitoring Stationary Flows of Selected Compounds from the Production Sites and Operational Premises into the Environment

  • J. Horak Department of Organic Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology,
  • K. Blaha Department of Environmental Risks, Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic, Prague


The review article explains the aims and methods of a system for monitoring and evaluating permanent sources of selected chemical substances entering the environment. The system internationally denoted as PRTR is oriented towards stationary ( point-like and immovable) sources. In a number of countries the system represents an active element of management of chemical substances and simultaneouly a tool for fulfilling the rights of the citizen on information about the environmental situation.