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|Quality of Hoosiers' Environment|
|% of Hoosiers that live in counties that meet air quality standards||91%||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 a new rule (Stage2 Disinfectant / Disinfection ByProducts Rule) on small systems, several purchase water systems and small surface water systems have exceeded the MCL for TTHM and HAA5.|
|Total calendar days accumulated in issuing environmental permits, as determined by state statute|
|Compliance: Total percentage of compliance observations from regulated customers within acceptable compliance standards *|
|Continuous monitoring (COM)||99.80%||99.9%||99.0%|
* Tracks observations and not just inspections
Head count: 827 versus an OMB goal of 902, includes part time and intermittent