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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.45
Liaison Claudia Kent
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Haverford College
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Bill Anderko
Asst Director Facilities Management: Maintenance
Facilities Management
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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:

Campus Sustainability Plan: Requires that all requests for vehicles must prioritize efficiency & low emissions and include alternatively powered vehicle in bid process. Enterprise Car Share: The Committee of Environmental Responsibility subsidizes student usage of Enterprise Car Share on campus in order to promote more Eco-friendly forms of transportation. Public Transportation (SEPTA): Students can sign up for free rides on SEPTA. Philadelphia's Public Transportation System: A high speed line, regional rail and several bus routes service the Haverford College community.


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) 4.50 Tons
Sulfur oxides (SOx) 0.30 Tons
Carbon monoxide (CO) 3.50 Tons
Particulate matter (PM) 0.30 Tons
Ozone (O3) 0 Tons
Lead (Pb) 0 Tons
Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) 0 Tons
Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs) 0 Tons
Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations 0.30 Tons

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

Annually the college submits Air Information Management System data to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection . This includes an emissions inventory report for all stationary sources. This is put together with the help of a professional engineer who is regulary engaged in this type of work.


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