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|Quality of Hoosiers' Environment|
|Result||Upper Target||Lower Target||Comments|
|% of Hoosiers that live in counties that meet air quality standards||93.04%||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||98.49%||99%||95%||Still dealing with the implementation of Stage2 Disinfection/Disinfectant ByProducts Rule affecting medium and small size public water systems that sell and purchase water; the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for Total Trihalomethane and Haloacetic Acid cannot be met.|
|Total calendar days accumulated in issuing environmental permits, as determined by state statute|
|Result||85% of Allowable Days||95% of Allowable Days||Statutory Allowable Days|
|Compliance: Total percentage of compliance observations from regulated customers within acceptable compliance standards *|
|Result||Upper Target||Lower Target|
|Continuous monitoring (COM)||99.91%||99.9%||99.0%|
* Tracks observations and not just inspections
Head count: 806 versus an OMB goal of 902, includes part time and intermittent.