Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.09
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Iowa State University
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jeffrey Witt
Director
Utility Services
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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:

The University has adopted a vehicle engine idling policy for operators of all university vehicles.


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) 133.50 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 318.10 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 45.80 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) 17.50 Tons
Ozone (O3) 0 Tons
Lead (Pb) 0 Tons
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) 15 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:

The inventory is determined from continuous emissions monitoring systems or using EPA approved emissions factors. All data is reported to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on a calendar year basis.


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