|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||May 2, 2017|
University of Arizona
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality
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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:
The University of Arizona has a no-idling policy for specific areas of campus. Additionally, the UA has adopted a full "no tobacco" policy that covers the entire campus and university-owned vehicles.
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)||49.63 Tons|
|Sulfur oxides (SOx)||2.68 Tons|
|Carbon monoxide (CO)||37.15 Tons|
|Particulate matter (PM)||11.54 Tons|
|Ozone (O3)||0 Tons|
|Lead (Pb)||0 Tons|
|Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs)||1.14 Tons|
|Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs)||---|
|Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations||77,173 Tons|
A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:
The University of Arizona uses the Mass Balance methodology to report its yearly Facility Level GHG emissions to the EPA. The University reports Carbon Dioxide, Methane, and Nitrous Oxide emissions.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Latest update: February 2016 to cover FY15 information
Tonnage for "other standard categories" represents CO2 emissions from stationary sources reported to EPA on the website URL above.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.