Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Phil Valko
Submission Date March 6, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Washington University in St. Louis
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Phil Valko
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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:

Washington University has a no idling policy, smoke-free campuses, a clean-burning lawn care fleet that is powered by propane, and trimmers with 4-stroke engines.


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

Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
Weight of Emissions
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Sulfur oxides (SOx) ---
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Particulate matter (PM) ---
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:

While a complete inventory has not been conducted by the Environmental Health and Safety Department, the Department monitors and reports emissions as required by federal and state regulatory agencies and supports additional measures to ensure a high air quality in outdoor spaces on campus. These measures include a no-idling policy, smoke-free campuses, and clean-burning lawn care equipment.


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