Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jennifer McLaughlin
Submission Date March 31, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

South Dakota State University
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Luke Ganschow
Energy Conservation Engineer
Facilities and 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?:
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 sources on campus?:
No

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

South Dakota State University completes biannual emissions tests on boilers located in the Central Heating Plant that are conducted by a third party. This report is compiled and submitted to South Dakota's Department of Environment & Natural Resources for review. However, this report does not include tests on smaller boilers or emergency generators located throughout campus.


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 institution’s initiatives to minimize air pollutant emissions from stationary sources, including efforts made during the previous three years:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s outdoor air quality policies, guidelines or inventory is available:
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