Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.23
Liaison Rachael Wein
Submission Date July 11, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Smith College
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Rich Koreniowski
Health and Safety Coordinator
Facilities
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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?:
Yes

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

Smith College follow all state and federal polices


Has the institution completed an inventory of significant air emissions from stationary sources on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:

Smith completes an air emissions inventory for its Title V Operating Permit


Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
Weight of Emissions
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 9 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 1.27 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 6.59 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) 3.49 Tons
Ozone (O3) 0 Tons
Lead (Pb) 0.00 Tons
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) 0.08 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 institution’s initiatives to minimize air pollutant emissions from stationary sources, including efforts made during the previous three years:

Smith College installed a gas turbine co-generation system to reduce its overall emissions from its original physical plant that consisted of only natural gas and #6 oil fired boilers.


The website URL where information about the institution’s outdoor air quality policies, guidelines or inventory is available:
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