EPER is the European Pollutant Emission Register - the first European-wide register of industrial emissions into air and water.
It gives you access to information on the annual emissions of approx. 9,200 industrial facilities in the 15 Member States of the EU as well as Norway and Hungary mostly for the year 2001 and approx. 12,000 facilities in the 25 Member States of the EU and Norway for the year 2004.
It lets you group information easily, by pollutant, activity (sector), air and water (direct or via a sewerage system) or by country.
It is also possible to see detailed data on individual facilities.
Full data dump is available in Microsoft Access format (MDB):
Also available in Keyhole Markup Language (KML):
Possible to extract XML for EU15 countries, EU25 countries or any given EU country in a given year (currently either 2001 or 2004):
Main fields are:
Documentation can be found at:
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