Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.02
Liaison Beth Klein
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

State University of New York at Cortland
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Matt Brubaker
Energy Manager
Facilites Operation adn Services
"---" 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?:

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

SUNY Cortland is part of the State University System, therefore, State and Federal guidelines for outdoor air quality and monitoring have jurisdiction over SUNY Cortland's operations. In New York State these are governed by the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Environmental Protection Agency. In addition to these departments and the associated guidelines administered by the respected agencies, SUNY Cortland also must comply with various Executive Orders which provide goals and or best practices for how to manager outdoor air pollution. For mobile sources, Executive Order 4 and 16 define general best practices for pollution by mobile sources.

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

Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
Weight of Emissions
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 7.10 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 0.19 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 5.90 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) 0.54 Tons
Ozone (O3) 0 Tons
Lead (Pb) 0 Tons
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) 0.39 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 methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:

Analysis completed based on survey of combustion equipment installed and used on campus. The survey took into account source and quantity.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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