Environmental

Murray State University is committed to compliance with our environmental permits and the laws and regulations that protect the natural environment. Moreover, the University embraces an environmentally sustainable future that includes the use of renewable sources of energy, energy conservation, water conservation, pollution prevention, recycling, and environmentally conscious land-use planning.

To these ends the University's ESH department manages environmental programs in the following areas:

  • Hazardous materials and waste management
  • Laboratory chemical reuse and recycling
  • Used oil recycling
  • Air quality permitting and compliance
  • Storm water pollution prevention
  • Municipal separate storm sewer system compliance
  • Oil spill prevention and response