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Indiana Department of Environmental Management

IDEM > About > Agency Efficiency Metrics > Agency Metrics Q3 2009 Agency Metrics Q3 2009

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-Oct-09
Annual Savings & Efficiencies - Reduction of AWS ($000) $7,000 Headcount 1027 933
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 98% 100% 80% 106,673 of the 6,345,289 above standards (1 county)
% of CSO Communities with approved programs to prevent the release of untreated sewage 93% 100% 20% 90+9 (99) out of 98+9 (107)
% of Hoosiers that receive water from facilities in full compliance with safe drinking water standards 98.3% 100% 80%  

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

Land 22,516 66,565 86,864 170 permits
Air 52,794 208,000 385,000 250 permits
Water 21,767 48,000 200,000 456 permits
* Places emphasis on back logged permits

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

Inspections 96.74% 97% 75%  
Self reporting 96.75% 99% 95%  
Continuous monitoring (COM) 99.77% 99.9% 99.0%  
* Tracks observations and not just inspections

Notes:

  • Head count: 933 verses a budget of 1078, includes part time and intermittent (983 after PCN reductions)

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