|Submission Date||March 30, 2018|
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality
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Projects and Operations Manager
Facilities & Grounds
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:
Hampshire College has an anti-idling policy as described here:
This policy applies to Facilities and Grounds, Campus Police, contractors, delivery vehicles, and PVTA buses.
Hampshire College encourages the use of electric vehicles by providing charging stations.
Hampshire College has converted nine acres of mowed lawn into wildflower meadow, reducing the use of fossil-fuel powered grounds equipment.
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)||0.01 Tons|
|Sulfur oxides (SOx)||0.01 Tons|
|Carbon monoxide (CO)||1.57 Tons|
|Particulate matter (PM)||0.14 Tons|
|Ozone (O3)||0 Tons|
|Lead (Pb)||0.00 Tons|
|Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs)||0.04 Tons|
|Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs)||0 Tons|
|Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations||0 Tons|
A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:
Stationary sources emissions calculated from total natural gas use for calendar year 2017 and emissions factor breakout from www3.epa.gov/ttnchie1/ap42/ch01/final/c01s04.pdf
Ozone and ozone-depleting compounds are not included in that compilation.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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