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Environmental Aspects Analysis

Activity:  Facilities Management- Grounds

In order to increase the utility of this manual, the team undertook an effort to produce a sample aspect analysis. This sample was expanded to include a cross reference of Texas state environmental regulations, Federal regulations, as well as a listing of best management practices. Please click on the references below to further investigate the regulatory references and best management practices provided as links below.

 

Aspect

Impacts

Applicable

Regs

Applicable

BMPs

Air Emissions

-    Pesticide use

-    Fertilizer use

-Vehicle

- Small engine

- Lawn mowers –Weed eaters

- Leaf blowers

Health hazards

Fugitive emissions

Odors

AQ-8

401

Eco/Human Toxicity

-    Pesticide use

-    Fertilizer use

Health hazards

Potential contamination

HWM-25

106

Energy

-    Fuel use

-    Electricity

Resource depletion

HOP-305

703

10103

Hazardous Waste

-    Pesticide use   Fertilizer use

Potential contamination

Disposal/Recycling

Health hazards

Storage concerns

Transportation concerns

Fire/Explosion concerns

Regulatory requirements

HWM-1

HWM-18

HWM-20

UW-2

105

Solid Waste

-    Mowing

-    Trimming

-    Pruning

-    Leaf collection

Compostable bio-mass

Resource depletion

Noise

Health hazards

Disposal/Recycling

SUS-10-4

802

10104

Natural Resources

-    Irrigation

-    Planting

-    Fuel use

-    Fertilizer use

-    Pesticide use

- Recycling

Resource depletion

Energy usage

Erosion/sedimentation

Increased plant growth

Soil disturbance

Land use

Depletion

O2 production

Allergen production

Potential contamination

Health hazards

Soil enrichment

 

HOP-305

10005

10006

10001

10002

Waste Water

-    Irrigation

-    Stormwater runoff

-   Backflow Prevention Sytems

Resource depletion

Energy usage

Erosion/sedimentation

Degradation of water quality

Regulatory requirements

SW-2

507