Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Nicole Arsenault
Submission Date April 20, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

York University
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Andrew Plunkett
Sustainability Coordinator
President
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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?:
Yes

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

Vehicle Idling on Campus Policy:
To advance the University's commitment to sustainability, this Guideline has been established in accordance with the City of Toronto By-law to discourage the unnecessary idling of cars, trucks and buses on York University’s campuses. The City By-law limits idling to no more than one minute in a 60-minute period (with specific exceptions, such as during extremely hot or cold weather).


Has the institution completed an inventory of significant air emissions from stationary sources on campus?:
No

A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:
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Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
Weight of Emissions
Nitrogen oxides (NOx) ---
Sulfur oxides (SOx) ---
Carbon monoxide (CO) ---
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 institution’s initiatives to minimize air pollutant emissions from stationary sources, including efforts made during the previous three years:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s outdoor air quality policies, guidelines or inventory is available:
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