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Indiana Department of Environmental Management

IDEM > About > Agency Efficiency Metrics > Agency Metrics Q4 2008 Agency Metrics Q4 2008

Agency Mission:

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

Statewide Initiatives:

  Budget 1-Jan-09
Annual Savings & Efficiencies - Reduction of AWS ($000) $7,000 Headcount 1027 954
One-Time Savings & Efficiencies - Reduction in Operating Budget ($000) $5,000 Assets ($000)    

Agency Metrics:

Agency Metrics Result Target Comments
Quality of Hoosiers' Environment
% of Hoosiers that live in counties that meet air quality standards 84% 100% 80% 981,839 of the 6,345,289 above standards
% of CSO Communities with approved programs to prevent the release of untreated sewage 93% 100% 20% 90+9 (99) out of 98+9 (107)

Permitting Efficiency
Total calendar days accumulated in issuing environmental permits, as determined by state statute

Land 16,647 66,565 86,864 131 permits
Air 72,845 208,000 385,000 317 permits
Water 29,712 48,000 200,000 24 permits
* Places emphasis on back logged permits

Compliance
Total percentage of compliance observations from regulated customers within acceptable compliance standards

Inspections 96.22% 97% 75%  
Self reporting 94.93% 99% 95%  
Continuous monitoring (COM) 99.85% 99.9% 99.0%  
* Tracks observations and not just inspections

Organizational Transformation
Budgetary agency dollars spent on key outside contracts for core agency functions.

Dollars spent on outside services per year $1,500,000 $0 $3,447,017 $1.5 OLQ

Notes:

  • Head count: 954 verses a budget 1078, includes part time and intermittent (983 after PCN reductions)

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