Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.92
Liaison Ilda Hershey
Submission Date May 15, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Oklahoma State University
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Ilda Hershey
Sustainability Coordinator
OSU Physical Plant
"---" 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:

OSU Facilities Management abides by a no-idle policy. OSU’s bus system runs on CNG; a carpool matching program and incentives are provided for carpoolers, such as special parking spaces and free ride home in case of emergency; bicycle infrastructure has been improved with the addition of a bicycle rental and repair shop “OrangeRide,” two DIY bike repair stations and additional bicycle parking.


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

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) ---
Ozone (O3) ---
Lead (Pb) ---
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 methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:

n/a


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

Steve Spradling, Director of Transportation & Jeff Sweeden, Director of Operations & Maintenance.

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