Stony Brook University is committed to protecting the health of the community and the environment.
The Clean Air Act regulates any discharges to air. Stony Brook University must adhere to the strict guidelines that regulate air emissions and discharge only what is allowed or permitted. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) issues these permits.
What are Environmental Health and Safety's responsibilities?
To help protect the air quality of the Stony Brook University community and meet the requirements of our state facility permit, Environmental Health and Safety is responsible to:
- Work with Facility Services to record fuel delivery and fuel-use data and report data to NYSDEC monthly.
- Compile yearly data and file annual emission statements to NYSDEC and arrange for payment of annual fees.
- Working with facility operations to ensure they are aware of permit requirements, operate below their permit limit and reduce the discharge of pollutants whenever possible.
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