Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.46
Liaison Fortino Morales
Submission Date April 21, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University of California, Riverside
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 John Cook
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
"---" 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?:
Yes

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

UC Sustainable Practices Policy contains a set of policies and best practices for improving air quality.


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:

UCR reports to the Southern Coast Air Quality Management District and to the California Air Resources Board on all stationary and mobile emissions.


Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
Weight of Emissions
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 5.06 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 0.23 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 13.97 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) 1.39 Tons
Ozone (O3) 0 Tons
Lead (Pb) 0 Tons
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) ---
Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs) 3.16 Tons
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:

UCR recently replaced one of its steam plant boilers with a high efficiency boiler, greatly reducing air pollutants. All boilers have been equipped with NOx reduction devices.


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

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