Air Quality
University Steam Plant

The primary stationary sources of air pollution at the University of Minnesota are campus boilers for space heat and emergency generators, which are used to provide power to buildings in case electric service is interrupted. Several University locations are required to maintain an air emission permit issued by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Environmental Compliance staff review operations that produce air pollution and maintain all air emission permits. Please contact Environmental Compliance staff if you plan to install, repair, or modify any air pollution sources such as boilers, generators, paint booths, large engines, etc. 

Air Emission Forms:
Internal Combustion Engines (Generators)
Boilers and Furnaces

Air Quality Resources: 
Air Quality Permit Reporting Procedure  
Indoor Air Quality