|Submission Date||Dec. 10, 2020|
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality
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Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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:
Temple complies with the City of Philadelphia's anti-idling ordinance, which prohibits idling for longer than 3 minutes.
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)||40.41 Tons|
|Sulfur oxides (SOx)||1.54 Tons|
|Carbon monoxide (CO)||33.55 Tons|
|Particulate matter (PM)||2.27 Tons|
|Ozone (O3)||0 Tons|
|Lead (Pb)||0 Tons|
|Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs)||0 Tons|
|Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs)||0 Tons|
|Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations||56,746.16 Tons|
A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:
The university completes an annual Emission Inventory Production Report for the campuses. The report meets the standards of the PA Department of Environmental Protection. The other category includes Methane, Nitrous, VOC, Ammonia, and CO2.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Updated with CY18 numbers including Main and HSC campuses. However the hospital on the HSC campus is not included.
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