Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.18
Liaison Josh Nease
Submission Date May 21, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Radford University
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 1.00 Josh Nease
Sustainability Manager
Academic Programs
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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?:
No

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

We burn natural gas in our steam plant at most times. Distillate oil is stored on site as a redundancy, in the event the natural gas flow is compromised. In 2017 - 2018, RU burned zero distillate oil.

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality inspected the Radford University Steam Plant on March 7, 2018. The inspection report is attached.


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