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Agency Efficiency Metrics Q1 2016

Agency Mission:

Protect human health and the environment while providing permission for safe industrial, agricultural, commercial, and governmental operations vital to a prosperous economy.

Department of Environmental Management

  • Commissioner Carol S. Comer
  • GEFP Kirke Willing

Statewide Initiatives:

  • Annual Savings & Efficiencies - Reduction of AWS ($000): $11,232*
  • One-Time Savings & Efficiencies - Reduction in Operating Budget ($000): $28,103
  • Headcount:
    • Budget: 902
    • 15-Apr-16: 830
  • Assets ($000)

Agency Metrics:

Quality of Hoosiers' Environment
Result Target Comments
% of Hoosiers that live in counties that meet air quality standards 91.00% 100% 80% Ozone in Clark, Floyd, Greene and LaPorte Counties; Muncie Lead; Sulfur Dioxide in parts of Daviess, Marion, Morgan, Pike and Vigo Counties.
% of CSO Communities which eliminated or have approved programs to prevent the release of untreated sewage 98.17% 100% 90% 98+9 (107) out of 99+10 (109).
Not Gary and Hammond.
% of Hoosiers that receive water from facilities in full compliance with safe drinking water standards 97.57% 99% 95% Due to the implementation of the Stage2 Disinfection/Disinfectant ByProducts Rule affecting medium and small size public water systems that sell and purchase water, the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for Total Trihalomethane and Haloacetic Acid cannot be met. The MCL levels have been reduced, thus resulting in many noncompliant systems.
Total calendar days accumulated in issuing environmental permits, as determined by state statute
Result Target Statutory
Land 24,819 37,128 41,496 43,680
Air 25,873 49,814 55,675 58,605
Water 37,178 67,346 75,269 79,230
Totals 87,870 154,288 172,439 181,515
Compliance: Total percentage of compliance observations from regulated customers within acceptable compliance standards **
Result Target
Inspections 97.34% 97% 75%
Self reporting 96.56% 99% 95%
Continuous monitoring (COM) 99.89% 99.9% 99.0%

** Tracks observations and not just inspections

Notes:

Head count: 830 versus an OMB goal of 902, includes part time and intermittent

* Annual Savings & Efficiencies: Quarter 1 2016 has a much lower % of overhead due to credits from overcharges in Quarter 3 2015

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