|Submission Date||May 30, 2016|
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality
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Director of Facilities
Facilities and Maintenance
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:
Selkirk College has implemented guidelines to discourage people from idling their vehicles around campus. There is "no-idle zone" signage in the parking lot at the Castlegar campus, and outside of the unloading bay areas at the Nelson campuses.
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:
In 2013, the boilers at Mary Hall (10th St. Campus) and Castlegar were replaced with more efficient systems.
The website URL where information about the institution’s outdoor air quality policies, guidelines or inventory is available:
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