Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison jenny isler
Submission Date March 1, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Clark University
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Jenny Isler
Director of Sustainability
Physical Plant / Facilities
"---" 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?:
Yes

A brief description of the policies and/or guidelines to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources:

No idling policy in place, including signs at loading docks. Campus police are supplied with bicycles and trained in how to use them to replace cruisers in the warmer months. Electric vehicles are being phased in as campus fleet is updated, including golf carts for trades and electric trucks for services. Mail is hand-delivered across campus. Vendors are asked to park and carry rather than idle when they have multiple deliveries.


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) 1.83 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 0.01 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 0.84 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) 0.14 Tons
Ozone (O3) 0 Tons
Lead (Pb) 0 Tons
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) 0.04 Tons
Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs) ---
Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations 0.08 Tons

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

It is part of the required source registration report for Mass DEP. Clark is classified as a small energy producer.


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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