Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.54
Liaison Alex Miller
Submission Date March 6, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Carleton College
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Mitch Miller
Maintenance Manager
Facilities Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have policies and/or guidelines in place to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources on campus?:
No

A brief description of the policies and/or guidelines to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources:
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Has the institution completed an inventory of significant air emissions from stationary campus sources or else verified that no such emissions are produced?:
Yes

Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
Weight of Emissions
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 8.34 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 0.18 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 5.46 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) ---
Ozone (O3) ---
Lead (Pb) ---
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) ---
Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs) ---
Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations 0.50 Tons

A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:

The Carleton College maintenance department submits how much fuel we burn and contracts with a third-party company to test stack emissions to determine the efficiency of our burn. This company produces an air emissions inventory for use by the college. This data varies depending on the weather but our operations have not changed.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Not updated for FY18, using FY17 information.

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