|Submission Date||Dec. 8, 2015|
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality
Director of Environmental Sustainability
Does the institution have policies and/or guidelines in place to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources?:
A brief description of the policies and/or guidelines to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources:
There are no policies or guidelines in place at this time. The college discontinued use of two coal fired boilers within the last ten years. The steam plant currently uses only natural gas.
Has the institution completed an inventory of significant air emissions from stationary sources on campus?:
A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:
Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
|Weight of Emissions|
|Nitrogen oxides (NOx)||---|
|Sulfur oxides (SOx)||---|
|Carbon monoxide (CO)||---|
|Particulate matter (PM)||---|
|Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs)||---|
|Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs)||---|
|Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations||---|
A brief description of the institution’s initiatives to minimize air pollutant emissions from stationary sources, including efforts made during the previous three years:
Discontinued use of a coal fired boiler.
The website URL where information about the institution’s outdoor air quality policies, guidelines or inventory is available:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
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