Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 38.32
Liaison Debbie Namugayi
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Eastern Kentucky University
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Debbie Namugayi
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
"---" 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?:

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

EKU maintains a "No Idling" regulation within it's Parking & Transportation office that prohibits the idling of any unoccupied vehicle on campus.

Has the institution completed an inventory of significant air emissions from stationary campus sources or else verified that no such emissions are produced?:

Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
Weight of Emissions
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 67.80 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 128.26 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 34.07 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) 4.18 Tons
Ozone (O3) 0 Tons
Lead (Pb) 16.41 Tons
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) 59.87 Tons
Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs) 0 Tons
Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations 44263.50 Tons

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

These emissions are calculated using the total coal and natural gas consumption by EKU's on site central heating plant and packaged boilers.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Bill Rhodes - EKU Facilities Services

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