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Indiana Department of Environmental Management

IDEM > About > Agency Efficiency Metrics > Agency Metrics Q2 2009 Agency Metrics Q2 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-Jul-09
Annual Savings & Efficiencies - Reduction of AWS ($000) $7,000 Headcount 1027 934
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 99.2% 100% 80%  

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

Land 27,695 66,565 86,864 138 permits
Air 66,978 208,000 385,000 293 permits
Water 38,155 48,000 200,000 108 permits
* Places emphasis on back logged permits

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

Inspections 96.36% 97% 75%  
Self reporting 97.82% 99% 95%  
Continuous monitoring (COM) 99.72% 99.9% 99.0%  
* Tracks observations and not just inspections

Notes:

  • Head count: 934 plus 23 summer interns verses a budget of 1078, includes part time and intermittent (983 after PCN reductions)