Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.07
Liaison Erin Akins
Submission Date March 5, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Saskatchewan
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
1.00 / 1.00 Kevin Hudson
Energy and Emissions Officer
Facilities Sustainability and Engineering
"---" 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?:
Yes

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

We ensure that work/research is conducted within the applicable environmental regulations. Also, we have anti-idling/idle free zones across campus and at loading dock areas. We have proper maintenance to ensure fleet vehicles operate at maximum efficiency and purchasing the most efficient vehicles possible for fleet renewal.


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

Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
Weight of Emissions
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 62.23 Tonnes
Sulfur oxides (SOx) ---
Carbon monoxide (CO) 38.56 Tonnes
Particulate matter (PM) 0.34 Tonnes
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 methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:

Data is collected throughout the year for natural gas and diesel consumption. Applicable emissions are reported through the National Pollutant Release Inventory managed by Environment Canada.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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