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Indiana Department of Environmental Management

IDEM > About > Agency Efficiency Metrics > Agency Metrics Q4 2009 Agency Metrics Q4 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-Jan-10
Annual Savings & Efficiencies - Reduction of AWS ($000) $6,300 Headcount 1027 912
One-Time Savings & Efficiencies - Reduction in Operating Budget ($000) $28,000 Assets ($000)    

Agency Metrics:

Agency Metrics Result Target Comments
Quality of Hoosiers' Environment
% of Hoosiers that live in counties that meet air quality standards 100% 100% 80%  
% of CSO Communities with approved programs to prevent the release of untreated sewage 93.5% 100% 20% 91+9 (99) out of 98+9 (107)
% of Hoosiers that receive water from facilities in full compliance with safe drinking water standards 97.95% 100% 80%  

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

Land 19,928 66,565 86,864 178 permits
Air 45,159 208,000 385,000 218 permits
Water 20,785 48,000 200,000 404 permits
* Places emphasis on back logged permits

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

Inspections 97.61% 97% 75%  
Self reporting 95.8% 99% 95%  
Continuous monitoring (COM) 99.83% 99.9% 99.0%  
* Tracks observations and not just inspections

Notes:

  • Head count: 912 verses a budget of 1078, includes part time and intermittent (983 after PCN reductions)

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