National Pollutant Inventory Guide

Department of the Environment, 2014

Version 6.0, December 2014
ISBN 8 642 54690 8

The National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) Guide helps a facility find out whether it needs to report its emissions of NPI substances.

About the guide

The NPI is an Australian database of emissions from various industrial facility sources, and diffuse sources. The NPI Guide helps facility managers, or operators, estimate emissions for the NPI. It helps a facility find out whether it needs to report its emissions of NPI substances.

The NPI Guide will take you step by step through the reporting process.

The NPI Guide contains the following information:

  • Section 1: About the NPI
  • Section 2: Determining if you need to report to the NPI
  • Section 3: Estimating NPI emissions
  • Section 4: Estimating NPI substances in transfers of waste
  • Section 5: How to report NPI emissions and transfers
  • Appendix A: Complete list of the 93 NPI substances
  • Appendix B: Additional NPI substance data
  • Appendix C: Additional information on Total VOCs
  • Appendix D: Unit conversion factors
  • Appendix E: TEF and (B[A]P) data
  • Appendix F: Erratum for the NPI Guide

First published in 1998

See also