Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.52
Liaison Seth Vidana
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Western Washington University
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Sue Sullivan
Director
Environmental Health and Safety
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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?:
No

A brief description of the policies and/or guidelines to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources:
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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) 3.50 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 0.47 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 7.16 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) 0.65 Tons
Ozone (O3) 0 Tons
Lead (Pb) 0 Tons
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) 0.01 Tons
Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs) 0 Tons
Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations 0.84 Tons

A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:

Western's Steam Plant is regularly audited by the Environmental Protection Agency and Clean Air Agency. Cleaver Brooks, a boiler maintenance contractor, performs air emissions inventory on the boilers which is submitted to above mentioned agencies.


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