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Sustainable Energy and a Clean Environment

Establish safeguards and standards to prevent and manage pollution

Strategy: Establish safeguards and standards to prevent and manage pollution

Agency: 460 - Columbia River Gorge Commission

A001 - Implementation of the Management Plan and National Scenic Area Act

All counties of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area administer land use policies set forth by the Gorge Commission, with the exception of Klickitat County. (The Commission implements these policies for Klickitat County.) The Commission reviews county-approved plans for development to ensure consistency with the National Scenic Area Act (NSA) and Management Plan. Citizens may appeal county land-use decisions to the Commission, which acts as a quasi-judicial body by reviewing the facts of the case and rendering a final decision. The Vital Signs Indicators Project (VSI) measures and tracks the conditions of the scenic, natural, economic, cultural, and recreational resources in the NSA. Monitoring guides adaptive management and provides empirical information to inform management plan review and implementation. The Commission also reviews federal monies dispensed by Oregon and Washington investment boards in the form of economic development loans and grants.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 8.0 7.9 8.0
GFS 752,000.0 820,000.0 1,572,000.0
Other 709,000.0 677,000.0 1,386,000.0
Totals 1,461,000.0 1,497,000.0 2,958,000.0

000047 - Number of presentations to civic and coumunity groups

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 35 40
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 27 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 40
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 49 30
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 30
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

000053 - Percentage of Commission comments addressed in county land use decisions

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0% 0%
2017-19 Q2 0% 0%
2017-19 Q3 0% 0%
2017-19 Q4 100% 85%
2017-19 Q5 0% 0%
2017-19 Q6 100% 0%
2017-19 Q7 0% 0%
2017-19 Q8 0% 85%
2019-21 Q1 0% 0%
2019-21 Q2 100% 95%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 0% 0%
2019-21 Q5 0% 0%
2019-21 Q6 0% 95%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%

000056 - Percent of development reviews issued on time

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 14 75
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 75

002920 - Percentage of Commission development reviews issued within 72 days.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 14% 75%
2017-19 A3 67% 75%
2019-21 A2 83% 85%
2019-21 A3 0% 85%

002921 - Percentage of customers rating quality of services as good or excellent.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 67% 75%
2017-19 A3 67% 75%
2019-21 A2 75% 75%
2019-21 A3 0% 75%

Establish safeguards and standards to prevent and manage pollution

Strategy: Establish safeguards and standards to prevent and manage pollution

Agency: 462 - Pollution Liability Insurance Program

A001 - Heating Oil Tank Liability Insurance

The Heating Oil Pollution Liability Insurance Program provides pollution liability coverage and technical assistance to owners of registered heating oil tanks. There is no direct cost to owners for the pollution liability insurance. The program is funded by fees paid by heating oil dealers, as well as special taxes on petroleum products. (Pollution Liability Insurance Program Trust Account-State, Heating Oil Pollution Liability Trust Account-Nonappropriated)

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 11.9 11.9 11.9
GFS
Other 1,303,000.0 1,354,000.0 2,657,000.0
Totals 1,303,000.0 1,354,000.0 2,657,000.0

000503 - Number of tanks insured under oil heat program

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 57,975 59,247
2017-19 A3 0 59,747
2019-21 A2 0 60,247
2019-21 A3 0 60,747

002521 - Percentage of valid heating oil tank claims closed within 3 yrs of notice that oil release occurred.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 80% 33%
2017-19 A3 0% 33%
2019-21 A2 0% 33%
2019-21 A3 0% 33%

002522 - Number of Heating Oil Technical Assistance Program claims managed.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 194 25
2017-19 A3 0 57
2019-21 A2 0 89
2019-21 A3 0 123

002586 - Number of days to approve a heating oil tank cleanup plan, based on receipt of a complete proposal.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 9 30
2017-19 A3 0 30
2019-21 A2 0 30
2019-21 A3 0 30

A002 - Pollution Liability Reinsurance

The Commercial Underground Storage Tank Reinsurance Program makes pollution liability insurance available and affordable to the owners and operators of regulated petroleum underground storage tanks by serving as the reinsurer of private-sector insurance policies. Availability of reinsurance allows tank owners and operators to comply with the financial responsibility regulations of the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the Washington State Department of Ecology. This program is funded entirely by special taxes on petroleum products. (Pollution Liability Insurance Program Trust Account-State)

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 8.0 8.0 8.0
GFS
Other 1,230,000.0 1,119,000.0 2,349,000.0
Totals 1,230,000.0 1,119,000.0 2,349,000.0

000288 - Average pollution liability insurance policy premium per underground storage tank site.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 $1,470.00 $1,247.00
2017-19 A3 $0.00 $1,396.50
2019-21 A2 $0.00 $1,326.67
2019-21 A3 $0.00 $1,260.33

002529 - Number of claim reviews completed to ensure funds are applied appropriately to meet requirements.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 22 11
2017-19 Q2 11 11
2017-19 Q3 6 11
2017-19 Q4 18 11
2017-19 Q5 16 11
2017-19 Q6 0 11
2017-19 Q7 0 11
2017-19 Q8 0 11
2019-21 Q1 0 13
2019-21 Q2 0 13
2019-21 Q3 0 13
2019-21 Q4 0 13
2019-21 Q5 0 13
2019-21 Q6 0 13
2019-21 Q7 0 13
2019-21 Q8 0 13

Improve individual practices and choices about natural resources

Strategy: Improve individual practices and choices about natural resources

Agency: 471 - State Conservation Commission

A001 - Technical Services and Program Delivery

The State Conservation Commission (SCC) members and staff provide the organizational framework for dispensing technical expertise and conservation program delivery to 47 conservation districts. These districts provide critical connections for conservation program delivery to local land owners. They provide technical and educational assistance and incentives to land owners that are willing to implement conservation measures to improve, enhance, and/or protect soil, water, air, plants, and animal resources. Districts identify critical natural resource issues and goals through the development of five-year plans, annual plans, and budget requests for conservation program implementation.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 8.1 8.1 8.1
GFS 5,084,000.0 5,022,000.0 10,106,000.0
Other 841,000.0 1,441,000.0 2,282,000.0
Totals 5,925,000.0 6,463,000.0 12,388,000.0
Expected Results

Land owners and managers will implement sound best management practices that enhance and improve the soil, water, air, plants, animals, energy, and humans.

A002 - Conservation District Operations and Accountability

SCC staff provide guidance and oversight to the conservation districts, assuring compliance with state and federal requirements, compliance with open public meeting regulations, annual and long range planning, annual reporting of accomplishments, district operations reviews, assistance with internal audits, and oversight of elections and appointment processes. The emphasis is on quality of leadership, public service, and conservation program delivery that addresses natural resource issues across the state.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 5.1 5.1 5.1
GFS 2,275,000.0 2,275,000.0 4,550,000.0
Other 175,000.0 175,000.0 350,000.0
Totals 2,450,000.0 2,450,000.0 4,900,000.0
Expected Results

All conservation districts successfully provide technical, financial incentive, and educational services to land owners and managers to address natural resource issues. Services are provided through an infrastructure of qualified technical and administrative staff, board member leadership, long range and annual planning, and conservation district operations and accountability.

A003 - State Conservation Commission Operations and Administration

SCC members oversee state funding for the conservation districts and provide guidance and policy direction to the Executive Director for Commission staff to implement. Members examine issues pertaining to the rights and needs of the conservation district community and make recommendations to the Governor, Legislature, and state agencies for changes in programs and laws. This activity supports agency functions by providing leadership, cross-program support, and staff presence throughout the state. Operations and Administration manages the agency's long-term financial health and provides the information to support sound decision-making and resource management. It also provides human resource services, facility and vehicle management, maintains the agency's centralized records and library resources, responds to public records requests, and certifies conservation district elections and appointment processes.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 6.5 6.5 6.5
GFS 3,500,000.0 3,500,000.0 7,000,000.0
Other 530,000.0 530,000.0 1,060,000.0
Totals 4,030,000.0 4,030,000.0 8,060,000.0
Expected Results

Meet the conservation districts' technical, educational, and financial needs including providing the administrative activities identified in the district's long range and annual plans. Maintain a qualified, trained staff engaged in the improvement of natural resources and proper management of the agency's financial and administrative duties.

A004 - Voluntary Stewardship Program

Implement the Voluntary Stewardship Program (RCW 36.70A.700-790) in 28 counties. Agency responsibilities include: Manage contracts with each of the 28 counties; provide technical assistance to county staff in the implementation of the program; manage statutorily established State Technical Panel and Statewide Advisory Group; review, processes, and where appropriate approve each of the 28 county VSP work plans; provide reports to the legislature and governor as required; develop and identify fiscal needs for program implementation in future biennia; implement other elements of the VSP statute.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 1.5 1.5 1.5
GFS
Other 4,224,000.0 4,226,000.0 8,450,000.0
Totals 4,224,000.0 4,226,000.0 8,450,000.0
Expected Results

To be determined.

Preserve, maintain and restore natural systems and landscapes

Strategy: Preserve, maintain and restore natural systems and landscapes

Agency: 477 - Department of Fish and Wildlife

A046 - Preserve and Restore Aquatic Habitats and Species

Perpetuating and managing wildlife, fish and shellfish into the future requires healthy aquatic habitat. Washington’s imperiled salmon and orca populations need healthy habitat to ensure ecosystem support throughout their life. The key reasons the state has seen a decline in wild salmon populations and subsequent orca health is due to habitat quality that has degraded over time. The department strives to preserve aquatic habitat health by protecting habitat from the effects of construction projects through the Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA) work, consulting with businesses, landowners and governments regarding aquatic species impacts, reducing the risk and devastation of oil spills, ensuring enough water remains in waterways to support healthy fish lifecycles, and monitoring and controlling invasive species. The department seeks to restore degraded habitat by improving fish passage through removal of stream barriers and screening of water diversions, developing and implementing plans to recover imperiled species and seeking out grant funding to use towards completing various restoration projects. Furthermore, effectively addressing the dual challenge posed by the changing climate and a rapidly growing human population is fundamental to WDFW’s success in the 21st century in all of these areas. To ensure this success, the department studies and plans for climate impacts on aquatic lands and resulting effects on species. In order to successfully preserve and restore aquatic habitats, the department maintains enforcement presence throughout the state to ensure construction projects near waterways are compliant with HPA permits, inspect vessels for invasive species, perform orca patrols and enforce all statewide rules and regulations that protect aquatic habitats and species.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 264.7 270.4 267.6
GFS 26,870,000.0 28,734,000.0 55,604,000.0
Other 16,074,000.0 16,992,000.0 33,066,000.0
Totals 42,944,000.0 45,726,000.0 88,670,000.0
Expected Results

Aquatic habitats will contribute to a robust ecosystem that supports fish and wildlife in Washington. These healthy habitats will contribute to strong species diversity and abundant opportunities for hunting, fishing and non-consumptive outdoor recreation. Those hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities will contribute to economic health in rural communities reliant on outdoor recreation. Local and state governments will use the agency’s scientific knowledge in their land use and permitting decisions leading to sustained critical habitats.

A047 - Preserve and Restore Terrestrial Habitats and Species

Perpetuating and managing wildlife, fish and shellfish into the future requires healthy terrestrial habitat. The department strives to preserve terrestrial habitat health by consulting with businesses, landowners and governments regarding terrestrial species and habitat impacts and legalities, partnering with private landowners to implement conservation strategies, permitting and regulating wildlife-related businesses such as taxidermy and rehabilitation centers, and responding to and mitigating wolf conflicts. The department seeks to restore degraded terrestrial habitat and imperiled species by developing and implementing plans to recover and sustain diverse wildlife and seeking out grant funding to use towards completing various habitat restoration projects. Furthermore, effectively addressing the dual challenge posed by the changing climate and a rapidly growing human population is fundamental to WDFW’s success in the 21st century in all of these areas. To ensure this success, the department studies and plans for climate impacts on lands and resulting effects on species. In order to successfully preserve and restore terrestrial habitats, the department maintains enforcement presence throughout the state to respond to incidents such as wolf depredations, ensure compliance of wildlife related businesses such as taxidermists and rehabilitation centers and enforce all statewide rules and regulations that protect terrestrial habitats and species.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 54.1 55.9 55.0
GFS 5,665,000.0 6,340,000.0 12,005,000.0
Other 8,168,000.0 9,811,000.0 17,979,000.0
Totals 13,833,000.0 16,151,000.0 29,984,000.0
Expected Results

Terrestrial habitats will contribute to a robust ecosystem that supports healthy wildlife in Washington. These healthy habitats will contribute to strong species diversity and abundant opportunities for hunting, fishing and non-consumptive outdoor recreation. Those hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities will contribute to economic health in rural communities reliant on outdoor recreation. With their benefit in mind, local and state governments will use the agency’s scientific knowledge in their land use and permitting decisions leading to sustained critical habitats.

A048 - Acquire and Manage Lands

WDFW owns and manages over one million acres of land throughout Washington. These lands provide habitat for fish and wildlife, as well as recreational opportunities for the public, such as hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing. WDFW’s land base is strategically developed based on the conservation needs of fish and wildlife, and provides sustainable fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing and other recreational opportunities when compatible with healthy and diverse fish and wildlife populations and their habitats. To effectively and responsibly own and manage public lands, the department maintains and improves the ecological health of its lands, strategically acquires new lands or sells lands that no longer serve the mission, builds and maintains safe, sanitary and ecologically friendly water access sites and ensures public safety through enforcement presence.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 129.6 130.4 130.0
GFS 2,888,000.0 4,448,000.0 7,336,000.0
Other 18,101,000.0 18,124,000.0 36,225,000.0
Totals 20,989,000.0 22,572,000.0 43,561,000.0
Expected Results

Land management will result in the conservation and restoration of diversity of Washington’s fish and wildlife species and their habitats, while providing affordable access to hunting, fishing, and wildlife watching opportunities. Department land and sites will be managed appropriately to balance hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing with ecosystem preservation. Land management will successfully preserve or enhance its habitat value, minimize the spread of invasive species, and support the conservation of biodiversity and the recovery of threatened and endangered species.

A049 - Manage Fishing Opportunities

WDFW is responsible for the management of Washington commercial and recreational fisheries. Management of these fisheries includes maintaining compliance with complex intersections of tribal treaties, international agreements, case law, federal Endangered Species Act restrictions and monitoring of species health and populations. To manage fisheries, the department monitors and manages populations of both shellfish and fin fish; develops, negotiates and implements fisheries co-management plans; markets and sells fishing licenses; and manages licenses for commercial fishing groups. In order to effectively manage fisheries, the department maintains enforcement presence in commercial marine areas as well as recreational fishing locations for trout and anadromous fish, such as salmon.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 295.1 299.9 297.5
GFS 10,317,000.0 9,617,000.0 19,934,000.0
Other 35,348,000.0 38,119,000.0 73,467,000.0
Totals 45,665,000.0 47,736,000.0 93,401,000.0
Expected Results

Fishing season decisions support healthy fish populations and ensure that commercial and recreational fishing harvest levels are sustainable. Fishing opportunities contribute towards economic activity, while complying with federal endangered species and other environmental requirements. WDFW and tribes work cooperatively to effectively manage fish populations. WDFW honors tribal treaty rights that were signed by the federal government in 1854-55 and upheld by United States v. Washington, 384 F. Supp. 312 (W.D. Wash. 1974).

A050 - Produce Hatchery Fish

WDFW maintains 81 hatcheries, either through direct ownership or management contracted with cities or counties in order to meet their mitigation requirements. These hatcheries produce healthy fish to benefit the citizens of Washington while providing conservation to natural origin salmonids. Production of hatchery fish is critical for the majority of fishing opportunities throughout Washington – trout and anadromous salmon and steelhead fisheries rely on the presence of hatchery fish in our waterways. Additionally, production of salmon, specifically Chinook, is critical to the recovery of southern resident killer whales. Hatchery conservation programs contribute to protecting and preserving natural runs of salmon and steelhead. Hatchery programs also help us meet co-management plans and court ordered directives. The production of hatchery fish also requires facility maintenance of the system of 81 hatcheries owned or managed by the department.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 405.3 369.1 387.2
GFS 21,938,000.0 16,946,000.0 38,884,000.0
Other 42,440,000.0 43,641,000.0 86,081,000.0
Totals 64,378,000.0 60,587,000.0 124,965,000.0
Expected Results

Fishing opportunities are maintained or increased, without adversely affecting wild salmon and steelhead. Fish production supports Washington’s sport and commercial fishing industry, creating economic activity and recreational opportunities throughout the state. Wild salmon and steelhead populations are stable or recovering. Native fish populations are recovering and hatchery operations do not adversely affect wild fish.

A051 - Manage Hunting Opportunities

WDFW’s wildlife population monitoring, protection and research help us ensure that wildlife populations will endure and provide future generations the opportunities to enjoy an abundant resource. These hunting opportunities, if protected in perpetuity, will promote a healthy economy; protect community character; maintain an overall high quality of life while delivering high-quality hunting experiences for the human populations we serve. In order to effectively manage hunting opportunities, the department surveys game populations and population trends, as well as health of the populations, sets sustainable hunting seasons, secures hunting access on private lands, provides opportunities for hunter education, responds to game wildlife conflicts and markets and sells hunting licenses. In order to sustainably manage hunting, the department maintains enforcement presence throughout the state to deter and address instances of poaching, ensure hunting safety and make sure that regulations, such as time, place and method of hunts, are upheld and statewide natural resources are protected.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 135.7 143.7 139.7
GFS 4,608,000.0 3,123,000.0 7,731,000.0
Other 15,924,000.0 18,139,000.0 34,063,000.0
Totals 20,532,000.0 21,262,000.0 41,794,000.0
Expected Results

Successful management of hunting opportunities will result in sustained healthy and abundant game species populations. Those populations will maintain hunting opportunities and outdoor quality of life, opportunities to harvest quality protein, boosts to local economies reliant on outdoor recreation and private lands access for hunting opportunities. Additionally, educational programs and enforcement of state regulations will promote public safety. Careful management will continue to allow Washington hunters the opportunity to hunt 10 big game species, 19 small game species and 42 migratory bird species. Hunters will have a convenient and simple way to understand and purchase their license options.

A052 - Provide Non-Consumptive Recreational Opportunities

Non-consumptive recreation passively benefits from all work of the department. WDFW promotes the opportunity to actively enjoy those passive benefits by working with local communities to develop and promote wildlife-viewing activities and festivals, providing wildlife web cameras featuring bald eagles, salmon, owls and more on its website, maintaining interpretive signs at select wildlife areas, and producing self-guiding pamphlets and birding trail maps. Additionally, WDFW promotes wildlife festivals, citizen science, bird watching, land-based whale watching, fish-migration viewing, beach combing, target shooting, outdoor learning, outdoor skill building, self-guided outdoor experiences, community-centric resources to interpret local wildlife and fish resources and active lifestyle opportunities that allow the public direct contact with wilderness and wild native places.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 5.5 5.4 5.5
GFS 369,000.0 143,000.0 512,000.0
Other 788,000.0 1,031,000.0 1,819,000.0
Totals 1,157,000.0 1,174,000.0 2,331,000.0
Expected Results

Through promotion of outdoor recreation, WDFW fosters a network of conservation partners, engaged communities, communications specialists and the public both in person and online. This network collaboratively supports wildlife viewing and wildlife-based outdoor recreation, fostering durable community-supported conservation solutions. These conservation solutions maintain and improve opportunities for future generations to experience Washington’s wildlife and fish resources firsthand, and contribute to a wildlife-based outdoor economy.

A053 - Business Management and Obligations

An effective agency requires administrative infrastructure that successfully supports the needs of staff who perform work directly in service to the mission. The department’s business management work comprehensively supports the entire agency and meets obligations by providing agency leadership and strategy, communicating with the public and legislature, managing finance and contracts, managing human resources, managing information technology infrastructure, building and maintaining office facilities, maintaining agency records, responding to public safety incidents (obligation to general policing by fully commissioned WDFW officers) and accessing legal counsel from the Office of the Attorney General.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 319.5 319.2 319.4
GFS 17,307,000.0 18,856,000.0 36,163,000.0
Other 32,261,000.0 35,563,000.0 67,824,000.0
Totals 49,568,000.0 54,419,000.0 103,987,000.0
Expected Results

This work will result in: strong, clear agency direction and leadership; efficient agency internal operations and a skilled, productive workforce; compliance with various financial, technology and other laws and requirements; maximized value from investment in WDFW administrative operations; decreased agency financial risk; and compliance with all state, federal and local regulations regarding financial management, contracting, budget, human resources, records management, technology and technology security.

Preserve, maintain and restore natural systems and landscapes

Strategy: Preserve, maintain and restore natural systems and landscapes

Agency: 478 - Puget Sound Partnership

A005 - Administration

This activity provides strategic leadership and management oversight of the day-to-day operations of the agency. The activity includes executive management, financial services, communications, and external relations functions. This activity supports the three statutorily created Partnership Boards: the Leadership Council, the Ecosystem Coordinating Board and the Science Panel. Staff also ensure other decision-makers who are critical to Puget Sound recovery remain well-informed and understand the complexity of the issues and the actions underway to sustain Puget Sound.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 22.2 19.3 20.8
GFS 2,264,000.0 2,368,000.0 4,632,000.0
Other 1,579,000.0 1,344,000.0 2,923,000.0
Totals 3,843,000.0 3,712,000.0 7,555,000.0

002164 - FEATS reports submitted on time to EPA

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 100% 100%
2017-19 Q2 0% 0%
2017-19 Q3 100% 100%
2017-19 Q4 0% 0%
2017-19 Q5 100% 100%
2017-19 Q6 0% 0%
2017-19 Q7 100% 100%
2017-19 Q8 0% 0%
2019-21 Q1 100% 100%
2019-21 Q2 0% 0%
2019-21 Q3 0% 100%
2019-21 Q4 0% 0%
2019-21 Q5 0% 100%
2019-21 Q6 0% 0%
2019-21 Q7 0% 100%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%

002749 - Process Improvement Projects Implemented

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 2 2
2017-19 A3 2 2

002755 - Non-state funds leveraged for Action Agenda Implementation

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 $11,381,873.00 $20,000,000.00
2017-19 A3 $95,935,945.00 $20,000,000.00

A002 - Setting Priorities and Evaluating Progress with Science

This activity oversees and implements a shared science-based system of measurement, monitoring, and analysis used to evaluate effectiveness of specific project types as well as progress toward the collective Puget Sound recovery effort. Information on ecosystem conditions is generated through implementation of the biennial science work plan, which describes the research, monitoring, and modeling needed to guide recovery efforts. This data informs the prioritization of implementation strategies, revisions to the Action Agenda (the shared roadmap for Puget Sound recovery), and key policy decisions. The performance management aspect of this activity includes tracking, analyzing, and reporting on progress of Action Agenda implementation and status of 2020 recovery targets set by the Leadership Council. Progress is reported in the biennial State of the Sound report.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 12.9 12.8 12.9
GFS 1,289,000.0 1,249,000.0 2,538,000.0
Other 4,655,000.0 3,060,000.0 7,715,000.0
Totals 5,944,000.0 4,309,000.0 10,253,000.0

002130 - Sampling sites reporting improved condition

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 50% 100%
2017-19 A3 33% 100%

002756 - Percentage of Puget Sound Vital Sign indicators showing improvement

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 37% 60%
2017-19 A3 34% 60%

A004 - Support Local Ecosystem Recovery

This activity facilitates technical and financial assistance to plan and catalyze the priority recovery actions of local integrating organizations and salmon recovery watershed groups. The Partnership facilitates the participation of local integrating organizations in prioritizing and catalyzing local near-term actions for the Action Agenda by supporting the development of local recovery plans. It helps establish a consistent approach to recovery planning so the most strategic and effective ecosystem recovery efforts are identified and implemented first. The Partnership is also the state designated Puget Sound salmon recovery organization and supports 16 watershed areas within the Puget Sound region. It assists local decision makers to develop, update, and implement federally-approved Chinook and steelhead recovery plans, as well as coordinating region wide salmon recovery implementation reporting, monitoring, and adaptive management. Through these functions, local barriers to recovery implementation are addressed by working with partners to find regional solutions.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 7.8 8.8 8.3
GFS 1,077,000.0 1,008,000.0 2,085,000.0
Other 2,617,000.0 1,450,000.0 4,067,000.0
Totals 3,694,000.0 2,458,000.0 6,152,000.0

002131 - Habitat restored, enhanced or protected

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 4,495 4,000
2017-19 A3 2,474 4,000

002132 - Wild Chinook populations

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 0% 100%
2017-19 A3 20% 100%

A006 - Policy and Planning

This activity works with partners (state, federal, and local agencies, tribal governments, and non-profit organizations) to create a prioritized list of actions and strategies to achieve ecosystem recovery targets through a shared plan called the Puget Sound Action Agenda. Much of this work is coordinated through the efforts of the Partnership’s statutorily created boards: the Leadership Council, Ecosystem Coordination Board, and the Science Panel (and their respective sub-committees). This function also works to align systems supporting the recovery effort to create an environment most conducive to funding and implementing the Action Agenda.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 3.5 3.6 3.6
GFS 962,000.0 839,000.0 1,801,000.0
Other 334,000.0 394,000.0 728,000.0
Totals 1,296,000.0 1,233,000.0 2,529,000.0

002129 - Action Agenda: PSP Led NTAs 'On Plan'

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0% 0%
2017-19 Q2 25% 100%
2017-19 Q3 0% 0%
2017-19 Q4 25% 100%
2017-19 Q5 0% 0%
2017-19 Q6 0% 100%
2017-19 Q7 0% 0%
2017-19 Q8 0% 100%

002136 - Action Agenda: Highest Priority NTAs 'On Plan'

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0% 0%
2017-19 Q2 25% 100%
2017-19 Q3 0% 0%
2017-19 Q4 43% 100%
2017-19 Q5 0% 0%
2017-19 Q6 45% 100%
2017-19 Q7 0% 0%
2017-19 Q8 39% 100%

Achieve sustainable use of public natural resources

Strategy: Achieve sustainable use of public natural resources

Agency: 490 - Department of Natural Resources

A001 - Administration

This activity provides executive leadership for all agency operations and oversees financial accountability, human resource management, information technology services, facilities management, State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) review, and public disclosure on an agency-wide basis. This activity represents the "overhead" portion of administrative functions; the remainder is distributed as "indirect" to all DNR activities.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 80.9 81.1 81.0
GFS 8,926,000.0 10,156,000.0 19,082,000.0
Other 11,270,000.0 11,253,000.0 22,523,000.0
Totals 20,196,000.0 21,409,000.0 41,605,000.0

001186 - Percent of time vendors and employees are paid within OFM-specified timeframes

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 85% 95%
2017-19 Q2 84% 95%
2017-19 Q3 92% 95%
2017-19 Q4 94% 95%
2017-19 Q5 89% 95%
2017-19 Q6 86% 95%
2017-19 Q7 91% 95%
2017-19 Q8 93% 95%
2019-21 Q1 93% 95%
2019-21 Q2 93% 95%
2019-21 Q3 91% 95%
2019-21 Q4 84% 95%
2019-21 Q5 79% 95%
2019-21 Q6 63% 95%
2019-21 Q7 61% 95%
2019-21 Q8 74% 95%

001281 - The number of fatality or serious injuries (FSI) events.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 4 5
2017-19 Q2 5 4
2017-19 Q3 5 4
2017-19 Q4 4 4
2017-19 Q5 5 4
2017-19 Q6 5 4
2017-19 Q7 4 4
2017-19 Q8 4 4
2019-21 Q1 2 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 1 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 1 0

001985 - Amount of DNR fleet and facilities metric ton carbon dioxide equivalent emissions

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 1,609 1,300
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 1,832 1,300
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 627 627
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 1,159 650
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

A007 - Correctional Camps

Camps provide trained crews for emergency fire suppression, recreation facility improvements, community projects, forest health improvement projects and state land management activities. The camps are managed in coordination with training and rehabilitation goals of the Department of Corrections and the Department of Children, Youth and Families.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 42.4 42.7 42.6
GFS 3,721,000.0 4,235,000.0 7,956,000.0
Other 2,811,000.0 3,214,000.0 6,025,000.0
Totals 6,532,000.0 7,449,000.0 13,981,000.0

001442 - Number of 10-person handcrews trained, certified and available for fire response

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 24 24
2017-19 Q2 12 24
2017-19 Q3 9 24
2017-19 Q4 22 24
2017-19 Q5 26 24
2017-19 Q6 19 24
2017-19 Q7 8 24
2017-19 Q8 27 24
2019-21 Q1 26 27
2019-21 Q2 21 24
2019-21 Q3 7 8
2019-21 Q4 26 24
2019-21 Q5 24 27
2019-21 Q6 23 24
2019-21 Q7 11 8
2019-21 Q8 22 24

A016 - Forest Practices Act and Rules

The Forest Practices program implements forest practice rules and regulations and conducts enforcement activities on non-federal forest lands. The Forest Practices Program develops and issues forest practices operational guidance; reviews, conditions, approves, and enforces forest practices applications; ensures road maintenance and abandonment plans extension work is being completed; supports the Regions on appeal work; conducts internal and external training; supports the Forest Practices Board; conducts rulemaking as directed by the Forest Practices Board; and develops and updates the Forest Practices Board Manual including rules affecting industrial and small forest landowners.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 106.8 107.6 107.2
GFS 10,087,000.0 11,481,000.0 21,568,000.0
Other 4,640,000.0 5,845,000.0 10,485,000.0
Totals 14,727,000.0 17,326,000.0 32,053,000.0

001188 - Forest Practices - application processing

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 99 95
2017-19 Q2 99 95
2017-19 Q3 99 95
2017-19 Q4 99 95
2017-19 Q5 99 95
2017-19 Q6 98 95
2017-19 Q7 100 95
2017-19 Q8 100 95
2019-21 Q1 99 95
2019-21 Q2 99 95
2019-21 Q3 99 95
2019-21 Q4 99 95
2019-21 Q5 97 95
2019-21 Q6 100 95
2019-21 Q7 100 95
2019-21 Q8 998 95

001189 - Forest Practices Compliance Monitoring

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 93% 90%
2017-19 A3 96% 90%
2019-21 A2 96% 90%
2019-21 A3 96% 90%

001191 - Numbers of fish passage barriers corrected by large forest landowners to allow fish passage

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 288 425
2017-19 A3 203 425
2019-21 A2 219 240
2019-21 A3 144 240

A015 - Forest Practices - Manage Adaptively

This activity produces technical information and science based recommendations to assist the Forest Practices Board in determining if and when it is necessary or advisable to adjust forest practices rules and guidance in order to achieve Forests and Fish goals, resource objectives, and performance targets. This is a required component of the State’s Forest Practices and Fish Habitat Conservation Plan.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 6.6 6.6 6.6
GFS 2,238,000.0 2,548,000.0 4,786,000.0
Other 5,843,000.0 6,045,000.0 11,888,000.0
Totals 8,081,000.0 8,593,000.0 16,674,000.0

001192 - Forest Practices - Manage Adaptively

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 2 2
2017-19 A2 1 0
2017-19 A3 1 2
2019-21 A1 0 0
2019-21 A2 0 0
2019-21 A3 4 1

A027 - Small Forest Landowner

The Small Forest Landowner Office (SFLO) improves the economic vitality and environmental quality of small forestland holdings. This is accomplished by providing expertise and technical assistance; assisting with development of alternate management and harvest plans, managing the purchase of conservation easements from small forest landowners under the Forestry Riparian Easement Program; and elimination of barriers to fish habitat through the Family Forest Fish Passage Program. The SFLO also manages the Rivers and Habitat Open Space Program (RHOSP). RHOSP purchases conservation easements from eligible forest landowners for the preservation of channel migration zones and critical habitat (state) for threatened and endangered species.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 15.0 15.0 15.0
GFS 2,529,000.0 2,879,000.0 5,408,000.0
Other 64,000.0 85,000.0 149,000.0
Totals 2,593,000.0 2,964,000.0 5,557,000.0

001193 - Easements purchased from small forest landowners

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 4 11
2017-19 Q6 3 15
2017-19 Q7 8 10
2017-19 Q8 19 4
2019-21 Q1 1 5
2019-21 Q2 1 5
2019-21 Q3 2 4
2019-21 Q4 9 4
2019-21 Q5 6 4
2019-21 Q6 7 4
2019-21 Q7 5 4
2019-21 Q8 3 3

001987 - Number of fish passage barriers repaired under the Family Forest Fish Passage Program

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 17 19
2017-19 Q5 12 17
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 19 19
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 8 13

002517 - Rivers and Habitat Open Space program conservation easements purchased

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 0 0
2017-19 A3 2 1
2019-21 A1 0 0
2019-21 A2 0 0
2019-21 A3 2 2

A041 - Surface Mining

This activity evaluates and issues reclamation permits and performs compliance at surface mines, provides technical assistance to operators, and consults with other agencies with jurisdiction on surface mine and metal mine projects. The Department serves as the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) lead agency for some surface mining actions. The program also issues oil and gas and geothermal well drilling permits, seismic survey permits, and serves as lead agency for SEPA compliance on these permits. Activities include processing permit applications and reviewing reports submitted by the permit holders describing their activities.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 11.9 11.9 11.9
GFS 15,000.0 17,000.0 32,000.0
Other 1,825,000.0 1,714,000.0 3,539,000.0
Totals 1,840,000.0 1,731,000.0 3,571,000.0

001988 - Number of acres of surface mining lands reclaimed

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 70 150
2017-19 Q2 110 150
2017-19 Q3 82 150
2017-19 Q4 124 150
2017-19 Q5 118 150
2017-19 Q6 384 150
2017-19 Q7 87 150
2017-19 Q8 123 150
2019-21 Q1 109 150
2019-21 Q2 51 150
2019-21 Q3 22 150
2019-21 Q4 0 150
2019-21 Q5 22 150
2019-21 Q6 84 150
2019-21 Q7 24 150
2019-21 Q8 0 150

A021 - Natural Areas

This activity includes maintenance activities and operational support for more than 160,000 acres of Natural Areas Preserves (NAPs) and Natural Resources Conservation Areas (NRCAs). The Natural Areas Program maintains and restores the conservation values of NAPs and NRCAs in critical and at risk habitats, such as Puget Sound shorelines, protecting native ecosystems and rare plants and animal species, while providing research and environmental education opportunities and, where appropriate, low-impact public uses.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 10.8 10.9 10.9
GFS 550,000.0 626,000.0 1,176,000.0
Other 1,081,000.0 1,157,000.0 2,238,000.0
Totals 1,631,000.0 1,783,000.0 3,414,000.0

001352 - Number of natural areas treated to reduce threat from invasive species.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 9 8
2017-19 Q2 2 5
2017-19 Q3 1 0
2017-19 Q4 5 2
2017-19 Q5 0 1
2017-19 Q6 0 1
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 12 4
2019-21 Q2 0 4
2019-21 Q3 1 2
2019-21 Q4 2 2
2019-21 Q5 0 4
2019-21 Q6 0 1
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 4 0

A022 - Natural Heritage

The Natural Heritage Program maintains scientific information and data on Washington's native ecosystem and rare plant and animal species to help ensure the protection and maintenance of Washington’s natural diversity. It maintains a listing of the most imperiled and rare native species and ecosystem types and assigns conservation priorities to each species and ecosystem. It also supports informed decisions (e.g. GMA decisions and forest certifications) by natural resource managers, planners, and businesses and consults on the impact of land use and land management activities on the state's plants, animals, and natural communities.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 7.9 7.9 7.9
GFS 381,000.0 434,000.0 815,000.0
Other 538,000.0 649,000.0 1,187,000.0
Totals 919,000.0 1,083,000.0 2,002,000.0
Expected Results

Natural Heritage data regarding ecosystems and rare plant and animal species native to Washington is updated and available to local government, state and federal agencies and public and private land managers to inform land use decisions.

A020 - Law Enforcement

DNR Police protects trust assets and public safety. They promotes and monitor safe access to department-managed lands and facilities for both non-motorized and motorized recreation. Natural Resources Police Officers (NRPO’s) provide enforcement on over 160 recreation sites and more than 1,100 miles of trails across the state. They also work collaboratively with other state and local enforcement agencies to provide seamless coverage. The majority of NRPO time is devoted to detection and/or apprehension of persons committing infractions or violating traffic and criminal laws.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 12.0 12.1 12.1
GFS 193,000.0 220,000.0 413,000.0
Other 1,830,000.0 1,820,000.0 3,650,000.0
Totals 2,023,000.0 2,040,000.0 4,063,000.0

001342 - Enhance the identification of law enforcement issues on DNR-managed lands

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 241 190
2017-19 Q2 166 145
2017-19 Q3 172 125
2017-19 Q4 177 190
2017-19 Q5 180 190
2017-19 Q6 170 145
2017-19 Q7 161 125
2017-19 Q8 206 190
2019-21 Q1 169 222
2019-21 Q2 197 157
2019-21 Q3 172 170
2019-21 Q4 266 177
2019-21 Q5 230 174
2019-21 Q6 196 156
2019-21 Q7 125 157
2019-21 Q8 187 187

A035 - State Lands Management - Product Sales

This activity provides direction and management for the region-based product sales program, including planning, marketing, presales, cruising, and contract administration. Sustained non-tax revenue generated from state trust land timber sales and biomass conversion supports trust beneficiaries, including the common school construction fund, universities and timber counties.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 201.9 203.3 202.6
GFS 412,000.0 468,000.0 880,000.0
Other 47,062,000.0 47,016,000.0 94,078,000.0
Totals 47,474,000.0 47,484,000.0 94,958,000.0

001429 - Volume of timber sold

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 36 35
2017-19 Q2 179 185
2017-19 Q3 141 165
2017-19 Q4 145 115
2017-19 Q5 50 50
2017-19 Q6 124 150
2017-19 Q7 148 175
2017-19 Q8 164 125
2019-21 Q1 93 92
2019-21 Q2 115 138
2019-21 Q3 163 138
2019-21 Q4 161 92
2019-21 Q5 110 91
2019-21 Q6 138 137
2019-21 Q7 174 137
2019-21 Q8 0 91

001430 - Revenue from timber removals

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 $32.30 $35.00
2017-19 Q2 $40.80 $40.00
2017-19 Q3 $45.40 $40.00
2017-19 Q4 $54.30 $50.00
2017-19 Q5 $37.70 $40.00
2017-19 Q6 $42.20 $45.00
2017-19 Q7 $42.40 $45.00
2017-19 Q8 $62.60 $50.00
2019-21 Q1 $36.50 $36.00
2019-21 Q2 $49.70 $42.00
2019-21 Q3 $40.10 $43.00
2019-21 Q4 $46.70 $53.00
2019-21 Q5 $35.70 $40.00
2019-21 Q6 $38.90 $45.00
2019-21 Q7 $31.40 $45.00
2019-21 Q8 $0.00 $50.00

A047 - State Lands Management - Leasing

DNR manages more than 2,000 agricultural leases on one million acres of trust lands leased as ranches, family farms, or offered for grazing. The Department also manages another 1000 leases for wind power; rock, sand, gravel, and minerals; communication sites; commercial real estate. The DNR has acquired more than 2,900 easements for managing state trust lands and has granted more than 7,900 rights-of-way to others who want access across state lands. Sustained non-tax revenue generated from leases and rights-of-way that supports trust beneficiaries, including the common school construction fund, universities and timber counties.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 58.1 60.2 59.2
GFS 190,000.0 216,000.0 406,000.0
Other 7,353,000.0 7,175,000.0 14,528,000.0
Totals 7,543,000.0 7,391,000.0 14,934,000.0

001432 - Provide sustainable income production for trust beneficiaries

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 $8.40 $7.00
2017-19 Q2 $16.40 $14.00
2017-19 Q3 $9.40 $8.00
2017-19 Q4 $11.40 $9.00
2017-19 Q5 $9.00 $8.00
2017-19 Q6 $18.90 $15.00
2017-19 Q7 $4.40 $8.00
2017-19 Q8 $11.70 $10.00
2019-21 Q1 $8.40 $8.00
2019-21 Q2 $17.80 $16.50
2019-21 Q3 $7.10 $8.50
2019-21 Q4 $10.70 $11.00
2019-21 Q5 $8.50 $7.80
2019-21 Q6 $17.70 $16.70
2019-21 Q7 $8.80 $8.10
2019-21 Q8 $15.50 $10.50

A038 - State Lands Management - Silviculture, Monitoring and Training

This activity develops silvicultural prescriptions and applies forest stand treatments on 2.1 million acres of forested state trust lands. It manages forest stand regeneration on harvested state lands, and stand management activities including vegetation control and precommercial thinning. Silvicultural prescriptions applied to forested state trust lands ensure future healthy forests, and reforestation of all harvested areas ensures availability of state forests in the future. DNR grows seedlings for replanting forested state trust lands and for sale to the public. DNR also manages seed orchard and seed collection/extraction/storage programs in order to meet reforestation requirements and ensure future forests are well-adapted and genetically diverse. DNR monitors performance and implementation of the state trust lands habitat conservation plan (HCP) and other program guidelines.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 88.3 89.1 88.7
GFS 1,995,000.0 2,270,000.0 4,265,000.0
Other 21,055,000.0 21,248,000.0 42,303,000.0
Totals 23,050,000.0 23,518,000.0 46,568,000.0

001343 - Percent of Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0% 0%
2017-19 Q2 162% 162%
2017-19 Q3 0% 0%
2017-19 Q4 101% 101%
2017-19 Q5 0% 0%
2017-19 Q6 162% 162%
2017-19 Q7 0% 0%
2017-19 Q8 101% 101%
2019-21 Q1 0% 0%
2019-21 Q2 99% 100%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 100% 100%
2019-21 Q5 100% 0%
2019-21 Q6 0% 100%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 0% 100%

001989 - Number of acres managed through replanting, vegetation control or thinning.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 12,981 9,300
2017-19 Q2 1,331 3,900
2017-19 Q3 5,189 5,400
2017-19 Q4 7,633 9,400
2017-19 Q5 13,288 9,300
2017-19 Q6 4,021 3,900
2017-19 Q7 3,975 5,400
2017-19 Q8 6,702 9,400
2019-21 Q1 6,229 9,000
2019-21 Q2 2,307 1,000
2019-21 Q3 6,189 3,000
2019-21 Q4 1,200 5,000
2019-21 Q5 11,687 10,000
2019-21 Q6 6,872 2,000
2019-21 Q7 6,503 5,000
2019-21 Q8 13,337 6,000

A049 - Forest Informatics, HCP and Scientific Consultation, and Research

DNR completes and implements a sustainable harvest calculation for eastern and western Washington. DNR provides inventory and site information for forested state trust lands and develops landscape/watershed/basin level forest plans. DNR provides scientific support for policies and resource management programs to ensure sustainable resources on state lands, including threatened and endangered species, riparian areas for water quality, archeological and historical sites, and protection of unstable slopes. DNR monitors the effectiveness of HCP conservation strategies in producing anticipated habitat conditions. Research is conducted to provide information pertinent to HCP strategies and adaptive management. DNR maintains green certification across 2.1 million acres of forested state trust lands.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 55.9 56.1 56.0
GFS 3,403,000.0 3,872,000.0 7,275,000.0
Other 7,764,000.0 7,788,000.0 15,552,000.0
Totals 11,167,000.0 11,660,000.0 22,827,000.0

001343 - Percent of Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0% 0%
2017-19 Q2 162% 162%
2017-19 Q3 0% 0%
2017-19 Q4 101% 101%
2017-19 Q5 0% 0%
2017-19 Q6 162% 162%
2017-19 Q7 0% 0%
2017-19 Q8 101% 101%
2019-21 Q1 0% 0%
2019-21 Q2 99% 100%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 100% 100%
2019-21 Q5 100% 0%
2019-21 Q6 0% 100%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 0% 100%

A048 - State Lands Management - Mapping and Survey

This program is responsible for providing professional surveying and mapping services for the management of state lands. It also is responsible for acquiring surveying and mapping products used for land management and natural resource protection. These products are available for DNR resource management and protection activities, other government agencies, businesses, and the public. Statewide aerial imagery is acquired for use by DNR and made available through the state portal to other state agencies. This program also provides staff support to the Board of Geographic Names. This program provides a statewide database for the identification and preservation of survey maps for use in the monumentation of property boundaries in the state. Activities include maintaining a statewide survey records repository; providing research material to government, the public, and survey professionals; providing on-the-ground technical property boundary support to DNR land management activities; and maintaining the official Cadastre for ownership and encumbrance records for DNR upland and aquatic land management.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 36.1 36.3 36.2
GFS 263,000.0 263,000.0
Other 4,897,000.0 4,623,000.0 9,520,000.0
Totals 5,160,000.0 4,623,000.0 9,783,000.0

001171 - Miles of state trust land boundary surveyed per staff month

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 1 0
2017-19 Q3 1 0
2017-19 Q4 1 0
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 1 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 1 0
2019-21 Q1 1 0
2019-21 Q2 1 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 1 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

A037 - State Lands Management - Roads

The Department manages the existing state forest road system (approximately 14,000 miles), providing access to DNR lands for forest management activities; develops standards and tools for road and bridge design and construction; administers natural resource engineering public works contracts; and provides forest engineering expertise and support to state lands programs.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 77.5 78.2 77.9
GFS
Other 13,046,000.0 13,054,000.0 26,100,000.0
Totals 13,046,000.0 13,054,000.0 26,100,000.0

001170 - Zero fish barriers remaining after 2016 and 53 barriers remaining at end of June 2017

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 36 30
2017-19 Q2 2 8
2017-19 Q3 1 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 25 20
2017-19 Q6 0 7
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 20 16
2019-21 Q2 3 0
2019-21 Q3 1 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 26 28
2019-21 Q6 2 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0

A030 - State Lands Management - Asset Planning and Transactions

This program protects and enhances the value of State Trust Lands, conservation lands and Community Forest Trust lands through strategic property transactions. Using land sales, purchases, transfers, and exchanges, the program improves the financial performance of State Trust Lands while also meeting conservation and recreation goals. Through state and federal grant programs, including the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program, Forest Legacy, and Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund, this program protects ecologically significant lands and working forests threatened by conversion to other uses. Through strategic work with local community interests, the DNR will protect forest landscapes through the Community Forest Trust program. This enables DNR to establish a statewide system of natural areas, meet the goals of DNR's Policies for Sustainable Forests and Habitat Conservation Plan, and maintain working natural resource landscapes.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 14.9 15.0 15.0
GFS 195,000.0 222,000.0 417,000.0
Other 1,846,000.0 1,813,000.0 3,659,000.0
Totals 2,041,000.0 2,035,000.0 4,076,000.0

000982 - Protecting lands through purhcases, sales, transfers, exchanges and conservation easements.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 90 1,500
2017-19 Q2 254 1,500
2017-19 Q3 146 1,500
2017-19 Q4 18,324 1,500
2017-19 Q5 821 1,500
2017-19 Q6 491 1,500
2017-19 Q7 798 1,500
2017-19 Q8 867 1,500
2019-21 Q1 2,277 1,500
2019-21 Q2 724 1,500
2019-21 Q3 564 1,500
2019-21 Q4 41 1,500
2019-21 Q5 4,247 1,500
2019-21 Q6 8,414 1,500
2019-21 Q7 26 1,500
2019-21 Q8 61 1,500

A003 - Aquatic Lands Business Management

This activity authorizes uses of state-owned aquatic lands that encourage public access, are water-dependent, protect the environment, use renewable resources, and generate revenue. DNR contracts with public and private entities across the state through leases and port management agreements. The Department asserts state ownership, identifies appropriate transaction opportunities, applies leasing conditions to ensure habitat protection based on sound science, and maintains ownership and encumbrance data for state-owned aquatic lands.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 48.9 49.0 49.0
GFS 35,000.0 40,000.0 75,000.0
Other 8,330,000.0 8,719,000.0 17,049,000.0
Totals 8,365,000.0 8,759,000.0 17,124,000.0

001011 - Support aquatic lands through revenues

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 $6.50 $9.00
2017-19 Q2 $8.10 $7.70
2017-19 Q3 $9.50 $8.80
2017-19 Q4 $14.30 $8.20
2017-19 Q5 $5.30 $9.70
2017-19 Q6 $9.40 $8.40
2017-19 Q7 $8.80 $7.50
2017-19 Q8 $5.20 $6.70
2019-21 Q1 $7.20 $8.50
2019-21 Q2 $5.70 $7.20
2019-21 Q3 $6.40 $8.30
2019-21 Q4 $4.00 $7.70
2019-21 Q5 $4.40 $9.20
2019-21 Q6 $7.20 $7.90
2019-21 Q7 $5.60 $7.00
2019-21 Q8 $5.50 $6.20

A026 - Shellfish Program

This program oversees the commercial harvest of the state wildstock geoduck resource and represents proprietary and resource co-manager interests in state-tribal shellfish management. Activities include managing the harvest of the state's share of the geoduck annual total allowable catch; representing the Department on state-tribal shellfish harvest agreements; working with co-managers and lessees to protect shellfish resources and ensure environmental protection; conducting auctions to maximize state revenues; and conducting market research and economic analysis.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 21.1 21.2 21.2
GFS
Other 4,410,000.0 4,832,000.0 9,242,000.0
Totals 4,410,000.0 4,832,000.0 9,242,000.0

000987 - Percent of the state's share of total allowable catch of commercial geoduck offered for harvest

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 98% 98%
2017-19 A3 96% 98%
2019-21 A2 99% 98%
2019-21 A3 100% 98%

A044 - Aquatic Lands Environmental Management

This activity ensures environmental protection in marine and aquatic ecosystems by conducting restoration activities, removing derelict vessels, managing dredged materials, collaborating on regulator-led cleanup of contaminated sediments, controlling invasive species, designating and managing aquatic reserves, and supporting the Puget Sound Partnership Action Agenda.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 30.9 31.0 31.0
GFS 100,000.0 150,000.0 250,000.0
Other 6,598,000.0 6,610,000.0 13,208,000.0
Totals 6,698,000.0 6,760,000.0 13,458,000.0

000985 - Derelict vessel removal

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 11 7
2017-19 Q2 7 8
2017-19 Q3 5 7
2017-19 Q4 10 8
2017-19 Q5 9 6
2017-19 Q6 5 6
2017-19 Q7 7 6
2017-19 Q8 12 6
2019-21 Q1 15 7
2019-21 Q2 10 8
2019-21 Q3 12 7
2019-21 Q4 13 8
2019-21 Q5 16 6
2019-21 Q6 19 6
2019-21 Q7 8 6
2019-21 Q8 11 6

001012 - Percent of new and reauthorized uses of state owned aquatic land with conservation practices

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 97% 95%
2017-19 Q2 100% 95%
2017-19 Q3 100% 95%
2017-19 Q4 100% 95%
2017-19 Q5 100% 95%
2017-19 Q6 100% 95%
2017-19 Q7 95% 95%
2017-19 Q8 100% 95%
2019-21 Q1 100% 95%
2019-21 Q2 100% 95%
2019-21 Q3 100% 95%
2019-21 Q4 100% 95%
2019-21 Q5 100% 95%
2019-21 Q6 100% 95%
2019-21 Q7 100% 95%
2019-21 Q8 100% 95%

A040 - Aquatic scientific support and research

This activity tracks temporal trends in eelgrass, floating kelp, and intertidal biotic communities in support of Puget Sound’s health and recovery. This activity also monitors changing ocean conditions and impacts from climate change and ocean acidification.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 13.9 14.0 14.0
GFS
Other 234,000.0 306,000.0 540,000.0
Totals 234,000.0 306,000.0 540,000.0

000991 - Number of eelgrass sites monitored as an indicator of Puget Sound health.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 81 70
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 34 25
2017-19 Q5 125 70
2017-19 Q6 50 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 40 25
2019-21 Q1 84 70
2019-21 Q2 1 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 26 25
2019-21 Q5 83 70
2019-21 Q6 23 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 25

A046 - Forest Health & Resiliency: Community & Landowner Assistance

Forest Insect & Disease - statewide annual monitoring for forest insect and disease conditions; provides education, technical and financial assistance to state and private forest landowners and managers in efforts to improve optimal forest health conditions and resilience. Urban & Community Forestry - statewide coordinated technical, educational and financial assistance to communities and cities to help establish locally-funded, supported, and maintained urban forestry programs to enhance stormwater mitigation, greenspace enhancement/protection, improved quality of life and health for Washington’s urban area residents. Community Wildfire & Resilience Preparedness – supports the development and implementation of community-based action plans such as Community Wildfire Protection Plans; provides technical assistance to communities seeking to attain Firewise USA ® recognition, Fire Adapted Community status and implementation of defensible space actions; and by implementing prioritized forest management treatments to reduce hazardous fuel conditions in community settings. Forest Health & Resiliency Landowner Assistance - statewide coordinated technical, educational and cost-share assistance to private non-industrial forest landowners; assists landowners identify their land management vision and objectives, develop a plan and identify cost-share opportunities to conduct active management, as well as improve understanding of current forest conditions and future forest management needs to ensure optimal forest health and resiliency. Prescribed Fire – develop and implement statewide program with an emphasis in fire-prone ecosystems of the state. The Forest Health Program implements the requirements of SB 5546, Forest Health Assessment and Treatment Framework, passed in 2017. SB 5546 directs DNR to build on the 20-Year Forest Health Strategic Plan process to 1) develop an assessment and treatment framework designed to proactively and systematically address the forest health issues facing the state, and 2) endeavor to assess and treat one million acres of land by 2033. This includes: identifying and assessing each biennium two hundred thousand acres of fire prone lands and communities that are in need in of forest health treatment; identifying the types and costs of treatments, data and planning needs to carry out recommended treatments; developing an appropriations request to the Legislature with a prioritized list of treatments and completing a report summarizing previous treatments and any implementation barriers.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 87.0 87.3 87.2
GFS 12,743,000.0 14,506,000.0 27,249,000.0
Other 5,828,000.0 9,821,000.0 15,649,000.0
Totals 18,571,000.0 24,327,000.0 42,898,000.0

001986 - Acres of non-industrial private forests improved with forest health actions and/or fuel reduction.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 1,083 300
2017-19 Q2 2,176 300
2017-19 Q3 2,191 300
2017-19 Q4 2,151 300
2017-19 Q5 1,459 2,500
2017-19 Q6 3,631 2,000
2017-19 Q7 1,567 600
2017-19 Q8 2,808 3,200
2019-21 Q1 2,110 300
2019-21 Q2 1,430 300
2019-21 Q3 2,103 300
2019-21 Q4 4,567 300
2019-21 Q5 1,525 2,000
2019-21 Q6 2,725 2,000
2019-21 Q7 2,796 600
2019-21 Q8 7,032 3,200

A056 - State Lands Management - Community Forest Trust Management

This activity protects and enhances the value of Community Forest Trust lands managed by the department. This activity includes maintenance activities and operational support for more than 55,000 acres of existing community forests, with an emphasis on self-sustaining, active forest management as well as recreation. It requires a community working forest management plan developed by the department and local partners.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 2.0 2.0 2.0
GFS 466,000.0 530,000.0 996,000.0
Other 26,000.0 26,000.0 52,000.0
Totals 492,000.0 556,000.0 1,048,000.0
Expected Results

Implement the Teanaway Community Forest management plan and develop the Teanaway Community Forest Recreation Plan. Develop the Klickitat Canyon Community Forest management plan in coordination with the local land trust.

A014 - Fire Preparedness - Fire Training

Provide training for agency firefighters, including incident-management team members, seasonal firefighters, and permanent fireline-rated personnel. Also maintains fire training records for fire district and department personnel in the incident qualification system.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 13.5 13.5 13.5
GFS 1,382,000.0 1,572,000.0 2,954,000.0
Other 3,715,000.0 3,973,000.0 7,688,000.0
Totals 5,097,000.0 5,545,000.0 10,642,000.0
Expected Results

Train an appropriate level of fire personnel with commensurate equipment to be able to respond to incidents adequately throughout the year. Seasonal staff will be trained and fully operational by July 1. Add wildfire suppression capacity to Washington State through the training of Fire Protection District firefighters. Provide training to fire district personnel. Add wildfire suppression capacity to Washington State through coordinated interagency fire training academies (IFTAs) with DNR's state, federal, and local partners. Provide three interagency fire training academies each year. Provide guidance, oversight, support, and administrative duties to incident commanders and incident management teams of the respective academies.

A060 - Forest Health & Resiliency: Forest Health Assessment, Treatment Planning & Recommendations

SB 5546, Forest Health Assessment and Treatment Framework (passed in 2017) - SB 5546 directs DNR to build on the 20-Year Forest Health Strategic Plan process to 1) develop an assessment and treatment framework designed to proactively and systematically address the forest health issues facing the state, and 2) endeavor to assess and treat one million acres of land by 2033; the DNR has committed to treating 1.25 million acres of unhealthy forest by 2037. This includes: identifying and assessing each biennium two hundred thousand acres of fire prone lands and communities that are in need of forest health improvement treatment; identifying the types and costs of treatments, data and planning needs to carry out recommended treatments; developing an appropriations request to the Legislature with a prioritized list of treatments and completing a report summarizing previous treatments and any implementation barriers each biennium (due December even year). Statewide Forest Action Plan – Congress, through the 2008 Farm Bill, required states to assess the condition of trees and forests within their boundaries, regardless of ownership, and develop strategies to: conserve working forest landscapes, protect forests from harm, and enhance public benefits from trees and forests. These plans are required to be updated every 5 years and every 10 years must be more fully revised – the next revision is due June 30, 2020. These plans are required for WA to continue receiving federal monies to be invested in our state and private forestry programs which includes State Fire Assistance, Forest Legacy, Forest Stewardship, Urban & Community Forestry, Volunteer Fire Assistance, and Landscape Scale Restoration.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 63.9 64.0 64.0
GFS 8,142,000.0 9,240,000.0 17,382,000.0
Other 280,000.0 366,000.0 646,000.0
Totals 8,422,000.0 9,606,000.0 18,028,000.0

001986 - Acres of non-industrial private forests improved with forest health actions and/or fuel reduction.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 1,083 300
2017-19 Q2 2,176 300
2017-19 Q3 2,191 300
2017-19 Q4 2,151 300
2017-19 Q5 1,459 2,500
2017-19 Q6 3,631 2,000
2017-19 Q7 1,567 600
2017-19 Q8 2,808 3,200
2019-21 Q1 2,110 300
2019-21 Q2 1,430 300
2019-21 Q3 2,103 300
2019-21 Q4 4,567 300
2019-21 Q5 1,525 2,000
2019-21 Q6 2,725 2,000
2019-21 Q7 2,796 600
2019-21 Q8 7,032 3,200

A061 - Forest Health & Resiliency: Federal Lands

The Federal Lands Program supports planning and implementation of federal forestland, watershed, and rangeland restoration across Washington on National Forest Lands and Bureau of Land Management lands. The program was established in late 2018, prior to which there was no formalized function for the department to implement projects on federal lands. For the 19-21 biennium the program is beginning implementation of the Expected Results to treat on average 10,000 acres of federal land that contribute to meeting the1.25 million acres treated (forest thinning, surface fuel mitigation, prescribed fire etc.) by 2037 as outlined in the 20-Year Forest Health Strategy; and annually produce 20,000 MMBF statewide from federal restoration projects on each major national forest in Washington.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 66.4 66.5 66.5
GFS 4,818,000.0 5,468,000.0 10,286,000.0
Other 3,292,000.0 3,296,000.0 6,588,000.0
Totals 8,110,000.0 8,764,000.0 16,874,000.0
Expected Results

Conduct, on average, 10,000 acres of federal treatments (forest thinning, surface fuel mitigation, prescribed fire etc.) per year and annually produce approximately 20,000 million board feet (MMBF) statewide from federal restoration projects on each major national forest in Washington.

Establish safeguards and standards to prevent and manage pollution

Strategy: Establish safeguards and standards to prevent and manage pollution

Agency: 215 - Utilities and Transportation Commission

A012 - Site New Energy Facilities

The UTC is home to the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council which conducts environmental reviews related to the siting new energy facilities to ensure that significant environmental and socioeconomic impacts are understood before an energy facility is built and appropriately mitigated.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 21.5 22.2 21.9
GFS
Other 9,551,000.0 9,740,000.0 19,291,000.0
Totals 9,551,000.0 9,740,000.0 19,291,000.0

001183 - Site Certification Agreement Requirements

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 8 8
2017-19 Q2 8 8
2017-19 Q3 8 8
2017-19 Q4 8 8
2017-19 Q5 8 8
2017-19 Q6 8 8
2017-19 Q7 8 8
2017-19 Q8 8 8
2019-21 Q1 8 8
2019-21 Q2 8 8
2019-21 Q3 8 8
2019-21 Q4 8 8
2019-21 Q5 8 8
2019-21 Q6 8 8
2019-21 Q7 8 8
2019-21 Q8 8 8
2021-23 Q1 8 8
2021-23 Q2 0 8
2021-23 Q3 0 8
2021-23 Q4 0 8
2021-23 Q5 0 8
2021-23 Q6 0 8
2021-23 Q7 0 8
2021-23 Q8 0 8

Preserve, maintain and restore natural systems and landscapes

Strategy: Preserve, maintain and restore natural systems and landscapes

Agency: 468 - Environmental and Land Use Hearings Office

A002 - Environmental Adjudication

The Pollution Control Hearings Board (PCHB) and Shorelines Hearings Board (SHB) within the Environmental and Land Use Hearings Office are independent, quasi-judicial adjudicative boards that hear appeals of certain local, regional, and state agency environmental decisions related to permitting and enforcement. The Boards conduct evidentiary hearings, evaluate scientific and other factual evidence, and produce written legal decisions that interpret, apply, and enforce state environmental laws related to water rights, water quality, air quality, hazardous waste, forest practices, and shoreline management.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 9.0 9.0 9.0
GFS 1,447,000.0 1,480,000.0 2,927,000.0
Other
Totals 1,447,000.0 1,480,000.0 2,927,000.0

000368 - Percentage of appeals that settle before hearing

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 60% 90%
2017-19 Q2 78% 90%
2017-19 Q3 56% 90%
2017-19 Q4 69% 90%
2017-19 Q5 58% 90%
2017-19 Q6 53% 90%
2017-19 Q7 78% 90%
2017-19 Q8 73% 90%
2019-21 Q1 85% 90%
2019-21 Q2 76% 90%
2019-21 Q3 75% 90%
2019-21 Q4 78% 90%
2019-21 Q5 89% 90%
2019-21 Q6 79% 90%
2019-21 Q7 70% 90%
2019-21 Q8 62% 90%

000391 - Months from appeal to settlement

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 5 6
2017-19 Q2 7 6
2017-19 Q3 5 6
2017-19 Q4 7 6
2017-19 Q5 6 6
2017-19 Q6 6 6
2017-19 Q7 6 6
2017-19 Q8 7 6
2019-21 Q1 6 6
2019-21 Q2 6 6
2019-21 Q3 5 6
2019-21 Q4 6 6
2019-21 Q5 7 6
2019-21 Q6 7 6
2019-21 Q7 4 6
2019-21 Q8 4 6

002551 - PCHB or SHB to issue a final decision following a hearing or a dispositive motion

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 1 3
2017-19 Q2 1 3
2017-19 Q3 1 3
2017-19 Q4 1 3
2017-19 Q5 3 3
2017-19 Q6 2 3
2017-19 Q7 1 3
2017-19 Q8 3 3
2019-21 Q1 1 3
2019-21 Q2 1 3
2019-21 Q3 1 3
2019-21 Q4 1 3
2019-21 Q5 1 3
2019-21 Q6 4 3
2019-21 Q7 3 3
2019-21 Q8 2 3
2021-23 Q1 0 3
2021-23 Q2 0 3
2021-23 Q3 0 3
2021-23 Q4 0 3
2021-23 Q5 0 3
2021-23 Q6 0 3
2021-23 Q7 0 3
2021-23 Q8 0 3

002552 - Months from appeal to resolution for SHB

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 3 6
2017-19 Q2 3 6
2017-19 Q3 3 6
2017-19 Q4 3 6
2017-19 Q5 4 6
2017-19 Q6 4 6
2017-19 Q7 3 6
2017-19 Q8 4 6
2019-21 Q1 3 6
2019-21 Q2 2 6
2019-21 Q3 2 6
2019-21 Q4 2 6
2019-21 Q5 3 6
2019-21 Q6 2 6
2019-21 Q7 3 6
2019-21 Q8 4 6

002962 - PCHB or SHB appeals settled before a hearing or dispositive motion

Biennium Period Actual Target
2021-23 A2 0% 50%
2021-23 A3 0% 50%

A003 - Land Use Planning Adjudication

The Growth Management Hearings Board (GMHB) within the Environmental and Land Use Hearings Office is an independent, quasi-judicial adjudicative board that resolves disputes regarding local government compliance with the land use planning requirements of the Growth Management Act (GMA) and related matters. The GMHB uses regional panels to hear appeals related to local government comprehensive plans, development regulations, and other components of the GMA. The final products from the GMHB are legal decisions which enforce the State's Growth Management Act (RCW 36.70A).

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 6.5 6.5 6.5
GFS 1,239,000.0 1,248,000.0 2,487,000.0
Other
Totals 1,239,000.0 1,248,000.0 2,487,000.0

000369 - Encourage settlement of Challenges

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 2 17
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 17
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 17
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 17

000392 - GMHB final decisions issued within deadlines

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0% 0%
2017-19 Q2 0% 0%
2017-19 Q3 0% 0%
2017-19 Q4 100% 100%
2017-19 Q5 0% 0%
2017-19 Q6 0% 0%
2017-19 Q7 0% 0%
2017-19 Q8 0% 100%
2019-21 Q1 0% 0%
2019-21 Q2 0% 0%
2019-21 Q3 0% 0%
2019-21 Q4 100% 100%
2019-21 Q5 0% 0%
2019-21 Q6 0% 0%
2019-21 Q7 0% 0%
2019-21 Q8 100% 100%
2021-23 Q1 0% 100%
2021-23 Q2 0% 100%
2021-23 Q3 0% 100%
2021-23 Q4 0% 100%
2021-23 Q5 0% 100%
2021-23 Q6 0% 100%
2021-23 Q7 0% 100%
2021-23 Q8 0% 100%

002963 - GMHB appeals settled before a hearing or dispositive motion

Biennium Period Actual Target
2021-23 A2 0% 15%
2021-23 A3 0% 15%

Establish safeguards and standards to prevent and manage pollution

Strategy: Establish safeguards and standards to prevent and manage pollution

Agency: 461 - Department of Ecology

A002 - Administration

The administration activity supports agency functions by providing leadership, cross-program support, and staff presence throughout the state. Administration manages the agency's long-term financial health and provides information to support sound decision-making and resource management by managers. Communication, education, and outreach tools play a major role in protecting and improving the environment. Administration staff serve as liaisons to Congress, the state Legislature, local governments, businesses, Indian tribes, and environmental and citizen groups. Administration helps managers and employees create a safe, supportive, and diverse work environment by providing comprehensive human resource services. It also oversees information management (desktop and network services, application development, and data administration) and facility and vehicle management; maintains the agency’s centralized records and library resources; responds to public records requests; and provides mail services.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 191.4 183.0 187.2
GFS 3,449,000.0 2,946,000.0 6,395,000.0
Other 19,197,000.0 19,701,000.0 38,898,000.0
Totals 22,646,000.0 22,647,000.0 45,293,000.0

001657 - Percentage of Ecology-administered accounts with a positive cash balance.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 100% 100%
2017-19 Q2 100% 100%
2017-19 Q3 100% 100%
2017-19 Q4 100% 100%
2017-19 Q5 100% 100%
2017-19 Q6 100% 100%
2017-19 Q7 100% 100%
2017-19 Q8 100% 100%
2019-21 Q1 100% 100%
2019-21 Q2 100% 100%
2019-21 Q3 100% 100%
2019-21 Q4 100% 100%
2019-21 Q5 100% 100%
2019-21 Q6 100% 100%
2019-21 Q7 100% 100%
2019-21 Q8 100% 100%

001662 - Inactive: Number of pages printed and copied per quarter

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 1,689,818 1,974,373
2017-19 Q2 1,613,492 1,974,373
2017-19 Q3 1,695,175 1,974,373
2017-19 Q4 1,672,117 1,974,373
2017-19 Q5 1,465,182 1,974,373
2017-19 Q6 1,723,883 1,974,373
2017-19 Q7 0 1,974,373
2017-19 Q8 0 1,974,373
2019-21 Q1 1,682,770 1,648,859
2019-21 Q2 1,546,904 1,648,859
2019-21 Q3 1,248,155 1,648,859
2019-21 Q4 157,255 1,648,859
2019-21 Q5 207,676 1,648,859
2019-21 Q6 265,528 1,648,859
2019-21 Q7 335,218 1,648,859
2019-21 Q8 342,908 1,648,859

001767 - Percentage of Ecology employees who are accident-free

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 97% 100%
2017-19 A3 97% 100%
2019-21 A2 98% 100%
2019-21 A3 99% 100%
2021-23 A2 0% 0%
2021-23 A3 0% 0%

002719 - Percentage of Ecology's workforce who self-identify as a person living with a disability

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 2% 5%
2017-19 A3 2% 5%
2019-21 A2 2% 5%
2019-21 A3 5% 5%

002726 - Percentage of Ecology's workforce who self-identify as a veteran

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 7% 9%
2017-19 A3 6% 9%
2019-21 A2 5% 9%
2019-21 A3 7% 9%

002727 - Percentage of current employees who have completed performance development plans

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 65% 100%
2017-19 A3 73% 100%
2019-21 A2 53% 100%
2019-21 A3 0% 100%

002728 - Percentage of employees indicating they are usually or always satisfied with their jobs.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 79% 76%
2017-19 A3 77% 76%
2019-21 A2 76% 76%
2019-21 A3 82% 76%

002729 - Percentage of Ecology employees taking the annual employee survey

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 92% 70%
2017-19 A3 88% 70%
2019-21 A2 80% 70%
2019-21 A3 64% 70%

A003 - Implementing Integrated Solutions to Protect Instream Resources

Ecology staff seeks to meet increasing water demands from population growth, while protecting limited instream resources and adapting to climate change. Actions include: • Instream flow rules - Work with local stakeholders to implement and update, as needed, instream flow rules for fish and wildlife, recreation, and other instream resources. Evaluate regions of the state that are experiencing conflict over water, as potential areas for adjudication. • Streamflow Restoration - Work with watershed groups to establish or revise a streamflow restoration plan to mitigate the impacts of new domestic water use. • Section 401 federal licensing of dams - Collaborate with local governments, tribes, and other stakeholders to develop permit conditions for hydropower facilities that ensure minimum instream flows are met and that stream flows are adjusted to adapt to water supply conditions during the 50 year license period. • Water acquisition - Acquire senior water rights to restore and protect stream flows. Review municipal and industrial reclaimed water projects and water system plans to ensure new uses of water do not impair senior rights. Monitor water supply conditions that may impact water rights and the environment, and respond when water supplies are impacted by drought.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 35.4 39.8 37.6
GFS 11,288,000.0 11,775,000.0 23,063,000.0
Other 397,000.0 354,000.0 751,000.0
Totals 11,685,000.0 12,129,000.0 23,814,000.0

001155 - Percent of monitored stream flows below critical flow levels

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 16% 7%
2017-19 Q2 3% 7%
2017-19 Q3 3% 7%
2017-19 Q4 20% 7%
2017-19 Q5 34% 7%
2017-19 Q6 3% 7%
2017-19 Q7 42% 7%
2017-19 Q8 56% 7%
2019-21 Q1 28% 7%
2019-21 Q2 28% 7%
2019-21 Q3 9% 7%
2019-21 Q4 6% 7%
2019-21 Q5 18% 7%
2019-21 Q6 6% 7%
2019-21 Q7 7% 7%
2019-21 Q8 33% 7%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

001566 - Volume of water acquired for instream flow in acre feet

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 500
2017-19 Q2 550 500
2017-19 Q3 337 500
2017-19 Q4 259 500
2017-19 Q5 52 500
2017-19 Q6 139 500
2017-19 Q7 0 500
2017-19 Q8 0 500
2019-21 Q1 0 10
2019-21 Q2 0 10
2019-21 Q3 0 10
2019-21 Q4 0 10
2019-21 Q5 0 10
2019-21 Q6 0 10
2019-21 Q7 0 10
2019-21 Q8 0 10
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

002686 - Inactive: Volume of water acquired for projects that improve irrigation efficiency

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 0 900
2017-19 A3 0 900
2019-21 A2 0 0
2019-21 A3 0 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

002772 - Number of technical assistance visits, calls, or emails to local organizations

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 124 15
2017-19 Q2 96 15
2017-19 Q3 104 15
2017-19 Q4 85 15
2017-19 Q5 113 15
2017-19 Q6 147 15
2017-19 Q7 147 15
2017-19 Q8 129 15
2019-21 Q1 136 80
2019-21 Q2 126 80
2019-21 Q3 118 80
2019-21 Q4 144 80
2019-21 Q5 140 80
2019-21 Q6 137 80
2019-21 Q7 133 80
2019-21 Q8 130 80
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

002954 - Inactive: The number of watershed plans adopted by 2021.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2019-21 A2 2 2
2019-21 A3 7 3
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

A005 - Clean up the Most Contaminated Sites First (Upland and Aquatic)

Ecology protects public health and natural resources by cleaning up and managing contaminated upland sites and contaminated sediments in the aquatic environment. Resources are first focused on cleaning up contaminated sites that pose the greatest risk to public health and the environment. These include sites where contamination threatens drinking water, exists in a large quantity, is very toxic, may affect a waterbody or the environmental health of sediments, or may affect people that are living, working, or recreating near the site. Contamination may be in the soil, sediments, underground water, air, drinking water, or surface water. Ecology also manages multi agency upland and sediment cleanup projects. Cleaning up these sites protects public health, safeguards the environment, and promotes local economic development by making land available for new industries and other beneficial uses.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 164.7 164.7 164.7
GFS
Other 25,975,000.0 27,831,000.0 53,806,000.0
Totals 25,975,000.0 27,831,000.0 53,806,000.0

001501 - Number of known toxics contaminated sites with cleanup actions completed statewide

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 60 40
2017-19 Q2 43 40
2017-19 Q3 59 40
2017-19 Q4 35 40
2017-19 Q5 47 40
2017-19 Q6 38 40
2017-19 Q7 26 40
2017-19 Q8 48 40
2019-21 Q1 48 40
2019-21 Q2 33 40
2019-21 Q3 22 40
2019-21 Q4 33 40
2019-21 Q5 18 40
2019-21 Q6 26 40
2019-21 Q7 49 40
2019-21 Q8 0 40

A006 - Clean Up Polluted Waters

The federal Clean Water Act requires the agency to develop water quality standards and to identify water bodies that fail to meet those standards. The agency does this by reviewing thousands of water quality data samples and publishing an integrated water quality assessment report. This report lists the water bodies that do not meet standards. Ecology then works with local interests to prepare water quality improvement reports to reduce pollution, establish conditions in discharge permits and nonpoint source management plans, and monitor the effectiveness of the improvement report.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 27.2 27.2 27.2
GFS
Other 4,728,000.0 4,303,000.0 9,031,000.0
Totals 4,728,000.0 4,303,000.0 9,031,000.0

001166 - Statewide river and stream water quality index score

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 73 80
2017-19 A3 70 80
2019-21 A2 69 80
2019-21 A3 78 80
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

001553 - Number of water quality cleanup plans submitted to the US Environmental Protection Agency

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 26 53
2017-19 A3 0 53
2019-21 A2 20 53
2019-21 A3 99 53
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

A007 - Conduct Environmental Studies for Pollution Source Identification and Control

Ecology conducts pollution identification studies to address known or suspected problems at specific sites and across regional areas. These studies support our efforts under the federal Clean Water Act, as well as the state Water Pollution Control and Model Toxics Control Acts. Studies range from simple water quality sampling for bacteria or dissolved oxygen, to very complex projects assessing the amount of nutrients in large watersheds. Many projects support development of water quality improvement plans or Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDLs) to assess how much of a pollutant a waterbody can absorb without exceeding water quality standards.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 84.8 83.1 84.0
GFS 832,000.0 838,000.0 1,670,000.0
Other 13,467,000.0 13,168,000.0 26,635,000.0
Totals 14,299,000.0 14,006,000.0 28,305,000.0

001165 - Number of polluted waters assessed to identify pollution sources or cleanup success

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 65 50
2017-19 A3 46 50
2019-21 A2 25 50
2019-21 A3 88 50
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

A008 - Control Stormwater Pollution

Ecology prepares tools, provides assistance, and offers compliance strategies to control the quantity and quality of stormwater runoff from development and industrial activities. The agency currently provides training and assistance to communities and industries on stormwater manuals and the Western Washington hydrology model. Ecology works with local governments and other stakeholders to implement a municipal stormwater program and permitting system.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 49.7 49.7 49.7
GFS
Other 12,007,000.0 11,403,000.0 23,410,000.0
Totals 12,007,000.0 11,403,000.0 23,410,000.0

001554 - Average number of days to make final decisions on construction stormwater permits

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 46 60
2017-19 Q2 56 60
2017-19 Q3 65 60
2017-19 Q4 67 60
2017-19 Q5 73 60
2017-19 Q6 84 60
2017-19 Q7 59 60
2017-19 Q8 57 60
2019-21 Q1 70 60
2019-21 Q2 75 60
2019-21 Q3 80 60
2019-21 Q4 77 60
2019-21 Q5 86 60
2019-21 Q6 101 60
2019-21 Q7 84 60
2019-21 Q8 80 60
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

001555 - Percentage of city and county Phase II Muni. Stormwater permittees in compliance with their permit

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 83% 90%
2017-19 A3 88% 90%
2019-21 A2 92% 90%
2019-21 A3 91% 90%
2021-23 A2 0% 0%
2021-23 A3 0% 0%

001556 - Number of industrial stormwater inspections conducted

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 104 100
2017-19 Q2 98 100
2017-19 Q3 45 100
2017-19 Q4 69 100
2017-19 Q5 60 100
2017-19 Q6 73 100
2017-19 Q7 96 100
2017-19 Q8 112 100
2019-21 Q1 128 100
2019-21 Q2 127 100
2019-21 Q3 47 100
2019-21 Q4 24 100
2019-21 Q5 61 100
2019-21 Q6 45 100
2019-21 Q7 50 100
2019-21 Q8 36 100
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

001557 - Number of construction stormwater inspections conducted

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 204 225
2017-19 Q2 176 225
2017-19 Q3 212 225
2017-19 Q4 298 225
2017-19 Q5 183 225
2017-19 Q6 269 225
2017-19 Q7 295 225
2017-19 Q8 288 225
2019-21 Q1 237 225
2019-21 Q2 304 225
2019-21 Q3 293 225
2019-21 Q4 191 225
2019-21 Q5 341 225
2019-21 Q6 308 225
2019-21 Q7 255 225
2019-21 Q8 260 225
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

001558 - Percentage of industrial stormwater facilities submitting discharge monitoring reports

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 63% 75%
2017-19 Q2 88% 75%
2017-19 Q3 80% 75%
2017-19 Q4 85% 75%
2017-19 Q5 72% 75%
2017-19 Q6 85% 75%
2017-19 Q7 86% 75%
2017-19 Q8 82% 75%
2019-21 Q1 86% 75%
2019-21 Q2 48% 75%
2019-21 Q3 43% 75%
2019-21 Q4 48% 75%
2019-21 Q5 75% 75%
2019-21 Q6 56% 75%
2019-21 Q7 53% 75%
2019-21 Q8 92% 75%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

001559 - Percentage of construction stormwater facilities submitting discharge monitoring reports

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 64% 60%
2017-19 Q2 65% 60%
2017-19 Q3 62% 60%
2017-19 Q4 62% 60%
2017-19 Q5 59% 60%
2017-19 Q6 60% 60%
2017-19 Q7 0% 60%
2017-19 Q8 0% 60%
2019-21 Q1 55% 60%
2019-21 Q2 48% 60%
2019-21 Q3 51% 60%
2019-21 Q4 51% 60%
2019-21 Q5 33% 60%
2019-21 Q6 50% 60%
2019-21 Q7 44% 60%
2019-21 Q8 47% 60%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

A009 - Eliminate Waste and Promote Material Reuse

The Department of Ecology: • Provides technical assistance to local governments for waste reduction, and recycling, including focus on reducing contamination, addressing plastic packaging, and developing marketing programs for recycled commodities. • Reduces wasted food through a state food waste reduction and diversion plan. • Provides technical assistance to promote reuse of organic materials. • Ensures an environmentally compliant biosolids program in the state. • Advises state and local governments on how to promote environmentally preferred purchasing. • Oversees producer managed recycling programs.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 45.5 45.9 45.7
GFS
Other 9,739,000.0 9,124,000.0 18,863,000.0
Totals 9,739,000.0 9,124,000.0 18,863,000.0

001485 - Pounds of solid waste disposed annually per person by residents and businesses

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 2,805 2,500
2017-19 A2 2,820 2,600
2017-19 A3 0 0
2019-21 A1 2,020 0
2019-21 A2 2,820 0
2019-21 A3 0 0
2021-23 A1 0 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

001486 - Percentage of materials recycled and recovered for energy annually

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 1
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 0 1
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

001494 - Tons of electronics collected for recycling through E-Cycle Washington

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 15,451 15,500
2017-19 A2 12,667 15,500
2017-19 A3 0 0
2019-21 A1 10,687 0
2019-21 A2 7,585 0
2019-21 A3 0 0
2021-23 A1 0 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

001496 - Pounds of solid waste generated per dollar (State GDP, gross domestic product)

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

001499 - Tons of organic material recovered for composting and other uses

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 0 0
2017-19 A3 0 0
2019-21 A1 0 0
2019-21 A2 0 0
2019-21 A3 0 0
2021-23 A1 0 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

002826 - Tons of mercury-containing lights collected for recycling through LightRecycle Washington

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 308 307
2017-19 A3 300 337
2019-21 A2 315 0
2019-21 A3 263 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

002868 - Percentage of biosolids beneficially used annually

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 80% 85%
2017-19 A3 77% 85%
2019-21 A2 80% 0%
2019-21 A3 80% 0%
2021-23 A2 0% 0%
2021-23 A3 0% 0%

A010 - Prevent and Pick Up Litter

The Department of Ecology collaborates with residents, businesses, local governments and state agency partners, to maximize efforts to prevent and pick up litter to keep Washington clean for residents and visitors. Ecology also sponsors youth employment programs for litter pick up.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 24.7 24.6 24.7
GFS
Other 6,230,000.0 6,256,000.0 12,486,000.0
Totals 6,230,000.0 6,256,000.0 12,486,000.0

001489 - Pounds of litter picked up

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 5,575,577 4,500,000
2017-19 A3 4,663,834 4,500,000
2019-21 A2 4,786,321 0
2019-21 A3 4,576,448 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

002869 - Miles of roadway cleared of litter using Ecology-funded crews

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 26,604 23,500
2017-19 A3 24,763 22,500
2019-21 A2 22,904 0
2019-21 A3 23,213 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

A012 - Ensure Environmental Laboratories Provide Quality Data

Ecology accredits environmental laboratories that submit data to the agency and to the Department of Health. The accreditation program covers analyses in all typical environmental matrices (air, water, soil, sediment, tissue), and drinking water. Accreditation ensures environmental laboratories have the demonstrated capability to provide accurate and defensible data. Ecology’s laboratory accreditation program is the primary method of performance monitoring for over 400 laboratories in the accreditation program. Ecology will start accrediting cannabis laboratories in 2024. To prepare for this role, Ecology is leading the Cannabis Science Task Force to recommend lab quality standards for cannabis laboratories.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 7.5 7.5 7.5
GFS
Other 1,093,000.0 1,131,000.0 2,224,000.0
Totals 1,093,000.0 1,131,000.0 2,224,000.0

001161 - Percent of acceptable proficiency testing analyses completed by accredited laboratories

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 96% 96%
2017-19 Q2 97% 96%
2017-19 Q3 96% 96%
2017-19 Q4 96% 96%
2017-19 Q5 96% 96%
2017-19 Q6 96% 96%
2017-19 Q7 97% 96%
2017-19 Q8 97% 96%
2019-21 Q1 97% 100%
2019-21 Q2 97% 100%
2019-21 Q3 95% 100%
2019-21 Q4 96% 100%
2019-21 Q5 97% 100%
2019-21 Q6 96% 100%
2019-21 Q7 97% 100%
2019-21 Q8 97% 100%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

A013 - Provide Planning and Financial Assistance to Manage and Reduce Waste

The Department of Ecology provides planning assistance to local governments and financial assistance through three grant programs: • Local Solid Waste Financial Assistance grants to local governments for solid waste planning, waste reduction (including food waste), recycling (including contamination reduction), household hazardous waste, and enforcement. • Public Participation Grants (PPG) to interest groups for informing residents about cleanups in their local area and educating the public about waste reduction efforts. • Waste Reduction and Recycling Education grants to local governments and non profit organizations to educate the public about litter control, waste reduction (including food waste), recycling (including contamination reduction), and composting.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 10.9 10.9 10.9
GFS
Other 15,169,000.0 15,521,000.0 30,690,000.0
Totals 15,169,000.0 15,521,000.0 30,690,000.0

001484 - Millions of tons of solid waste generated annually

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 17 15
2017-19 A2 17 16
2017-19 A3 0 0
2019-21 A1 17 0
2019-21 A2 17 0
2019-21 A3 0 0
2021-23 A1 0 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

001486 - Percentage of materials recycled and recovered for energy annually

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 1
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 0 1
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

001495 - Pounds of household and small quantity generator hazardous wastes recycled or properly disposed

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 22 21
2017-19 A2 23 21
2017-19 A3 0 0
2019-21 A1 21 0
2019-21 A2 21 0
2019-21 A3 0 0
2021-23 A1 0 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

001499 - Tons of organic material recovered for composting and other uses

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 0 0
2017-19 A3 0 0
2019-21 A1 0 0
2019-21 A2 0 0
2019-21 A3 0 0
2021-23 A1 0 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

A014 - Restore the Air, Soil, and Water Contaminated from Past Activities at Hanford

The agency protects public health and natural resources by working to restore the public use of air, soil, and water at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation by cleaning up contaminated sites from past activities. Radioactive and hazardous contaminants are removed, residual contaminants are contained and monitored, and mitigation of natural resource damage on Hanford occurs.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 16.9 16.7 16.8
GFS 7,000.0 8,000.0 15,000.0
Other 3,485,000.0 3,840,000.0 7,325,000.0
Totals 3,492,000.0 3,848,000.0 7,340,000.0

001362 - Gallons of groundwater contaminated by hexavalent chromium that is remediated at Hanford (millions)

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 315 300
2017-19 Q2 329 300
2017-19 Q3 347 300
2017-19 Q4 399 300
2017-19 Q5 362 300
2017-19 Q6 342 300
2017-19 Q7 320 300
2017-19 Q8 316 300
2019-21 Q1 351 300
2019-21 Q2 350 300
2019-21 Q3 345 300
2019-21 Q4 338 300
2019-21 Q5 333 300
2019-21 Q6 321 300
2019-21 Q7 321 300
2019-21 Q8 0 300

001363 - Pounds of chromium removed from contaminated groundwater at Hanford

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 55 40
2017-19 Q2 60 40
2017-19 Q3 48 40
2017-19 Q4 47 40
2017-19 Q5 46 40
2017-19 Q6 54 40
2017-19 Q7 45 40
2017-19 Q8 43 40
2019-21 Q1 64 40
2019-21 Q2 60 40
2019-21 Q3 48 40
2019-21 Q4 54 40
2019-21 Q5 33 40
2019-21 Q6 50 40
2019-21 Q7 50 40
2019-21 Q8 0 40

A015 - Clean Up and Remove Large, Complex, Contaminated Facilities throughout Hanford

The agency oversees the decommissioning of the large, complex, and high-risk facilities throughout the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, including nuclear reactors and chemical processing facilities used for nuclear weapons material production. Transition of these facilities to safe and stable conditions requires coordination of multiple regulatory and technical requirements. The agency is also responsible for regulatory oversight of waste management activities at four facilities not under the management of the U.S. Department of Energy (Energy Northwest, AREVA, Perma-Fix Northwest, and the U.S. Navy's Puget Sound Naval Shipyard).

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 13.0 12.7 12.9
GFS 7,000.0 8,000.0 15,000.0
Other 1,651,000.0 1,515,000.0 3,166,000.0
Totals 1,658,000.0 1,523,000.0 3,181,000.0

001361 - Percent completion of decontamination/decommision of the Hanford plutonium finishing plant by 2016

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 98% 98%
2017-19 Q2 99% 99%
2017-19 Q3 99% 99%
2017-19 Q4 99% 100%
2017-19 Q5 99% 100%
2017-19 Q6 99% 100%
2017-19 Q7 99% 100%
2017-19 Q8 99% 100%
2019-21 Q1 99% 100%
2019-21 Q2 99% 100%
2019-21 Q3 99% 100%
2019-21 Q4 99% 100%
2019-21 Q5 99% 100%
2019-21 Q6 99% 100%
2019-21 Q7 99% 100%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%

A016 - Treat and Dispose of Hanford’s High-Level Radioactive Tank Waste

The agency protects public health and natural resources by providing regulatory oversight for the treatment and removal of highly radioactive tank waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. This activity is focused on the design, permitting, construction, and operation of the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant, the Integrated Disposal Facility (a mixed, low-level waste landfill), and immobilized high-level waste storage facility.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 35.2 31.5 33.4
GFS 7,000.0 8,000.0 15,000.0
Other 4,280,000.0 4,144,000.0 8,424,000.0
Totals 4,287,000.0 4,152,000.0 8,439,000.0

002893 - Percentage completion of tasks required to construct and operate Hanford’s low activity tank WTP

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 2% 11%
2017-19 Q2 0% 22%
2017-19 Q3 0% 39%
2017-19 Q4 0% 39%
2017-19 Q5 0% 44%
2017-19 Q6 1% 50%
2017-19 Q7 0% 50%
2017-19 Q8 0% 50%
2019-21 Q1 0% 50%
2019-21 Q2 0% 50%
2019-21 Q3 0% 50%
2019-21 Q4 0% 50%
2019-21 Q5 0% 50%
2019-21 Q6 0% 50%
2019-21 Q7 0% 50%
2019-21 Q8 0% 0%

A017 - Ensure Safe Tank Operations, Storage of Tank Wastes, & Closure of the Waste Storage Tanks at Hanford

The agency protects public health and natural resources by ensuring the safe storage and management of 53 million gallons of high-level radioactive tank waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The Hanford Tank Waste Project is focused on permitting the double-shelled tank waste storage system, removing liquid wastes from the single-shelled tanks, and beginning to close portions of the tank waste storage system. In coordination with the Hanford Tank Waste Disposal Project, the tank waste will be removed and treated, leading to eventual closure of all 177 Hanford tanks by 2028.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 17.7 19.1 18.4
GFS 9,000.0 9,000.0 18,000.0
Other 2,533,000.0 2,971,000.0 5,504,000.0
Totals 2,542,000.0 2,980,000.0 5,522,000.0

001357 - Number of Hanford single shell tanks containing radioactive hazardous waste emptied.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 1 1
2017-19 A3 0 0

A018 - Ensure the Safe Management of Radioactive Mixed Waste at Hanford

The agency provides regulatory oversight for the safe storage, treatment, and disposal of liquid and solid dangerous and radioactive mixed wastes at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, as well as at radioactive mixed-waste sites throughout the state. This activity regulates the management of this historic and ongoing waste stream, and ensures the retrieval, treatment, and safe disposal of high-risk transuranic and high activity wastes currently buried in shallow, unlined trenches.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 21.0 21.8 21.4
GFS 7,000.0 8,000.0 15,000.0
Other 3,413,000.0 3,146,000.0 6,559,000.0
Totals 3,420,000.0 3,154,000.0 6,574,000.0

002892 - Cubic meters of radioactive, dangerous waste certified by US DOE for shipment

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 1,120 840
2017-19 Q2 1,206 910
2017-19 Q3 1,267 980
2017-19 Q4 1,420 1,050
2017-19 Q5 1,655 1,120
2017-19 Q6 1,688 1,190
2017-19 Q7 1,785 1,260
2017-19 Q8 1,950 1,330
2019-21 Q1 2,155 1,400
2019-21 Q2 2,269 1,500
2019-21 Q3 2,324 1,600
2019-21 Q4 2,470 1,700
2019-21 Q5 2,470 1,800
2019-21 Q6 2,470 1,900
2019-21 Q7 2,470 2,000
2019-21 Q8 0 2,100

A019 - Support and Engage our Communities and Provide Hazardous Substance and Waste Information

This activity supports the work the agency does to: Provide the public and local governments with information about the type, location, and source of hazardous substances in local communities. • Provide waste generators with best practices and other helpful information. • Collect, manage, and report hazardous waste generation data to EPA and provide data for EPA's federal community right to know requirements. • Engage with various stakeholders and communities to inform environmental justice and hazardous waste and toxics reduction efforts.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 24.0 23.1 23.6
GFS
Other 2,575,000.0 2,740,000.0 5,315,000.0
Totals 2,575,000.0 2,740,000.0 5,315,000.0

001286 - Number of visits to Ecology's Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction web sites

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 125,206 81,270
2017-19 Q2 119,659 81,270
2017-19 Q3 93,654 81,270
2017-19 Q4 9,400 81,270
2017-19 Q5 10,200 81,270
2017-19 Q6 0 81,270
2017-19 Q7 0 81,270
2017-19 Q8 0 81,270
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

A020 - Improve Quality of Data Used for Environmental Decision Making

To ensure the reliability and integrity of data Ecology generates, agency staff: • Provide guidance and training on developing quality assurance project plans. • Review project proposals. • Consult on sampling design requirements and interpretation of results. This quality assurance work is required by the Environmental Protection Agency for entities (including Ecology) that receive funding for work involving environmental data. In addition, Ecology scientists, modelers, statisticians, chemists, and other specialists: • Interpret technical data. • Review grantee monitoring plans. • Supply information for policy decisions to support agency mandates.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 4.6 4.6 4.6
GFS
Other 597,000.0 617,000.0 1,214,000.0
Totals 597,000.0 617,000.0 1,214,000.0

002855 - Percentage of technical SOPs that are up to date and approved for quality assurance

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 100% 94%
2017-19 Q2 100% 94%
2017-19 Q3 100% 94%
2017-19 Q4 98% 94%
2017-19 Q5 90% 94%
2017-19 Q6 99% 94%
2017-19 Q7 98% 94%
2017-19 Q8 97% 94%
2019-21 Q1 100% 100%
2019-21 Q2 93% 100%
2019-21 Q3 90% 100%
2019-21 Q4 94% 100%
2019-21 Q5 97% 100%
2019-21 Q6 94% 100%
2019-21 Q7 94% 100%
2019-21 Q8 90% 100%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

A021 - A021 Increase Safe Hazardous Waste Management, Pollution Prevention, and Compliance with Dangerous

This activity supports the work the agency does to: • Conduct dangerous waste compliance inspections, escalating to formal enforcement actions when necessary. • Amends the Dangerous Waste Regulations to keep our rules current with the federal program and maintain state authorization. • Provide dangerous waste management and pollution prevention education and technical assistance to businesses, including via local specialists through the Pollution Prevention Assistance partnership. • Issue permits to facilities that treat, store, or dispose of dangerous waste, and ensure that proper financial assurance requirements are in place.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 54.1 54.0 54.1
GFS
Other 9,269,000.0 9,883,000.0 19,152,000.0
Totals 9,269,000.0 9,883,000.0 19,152,000.0

001284 - Number of significant toxics-related environmental threats resolved

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 63 66
2017-19 Q2 55 66
2017-19 Q3 55 66
2017-19 Q4 52 66
2017-19 Q5 68 66
2017-19 Q6 37 66
2017-19 Q7 50 66
2017-19 Q8 43 66
2019-21 Q1 34 66
2019-21 Q2 51 66
2019-21 Q3 50 66
2019-21 Q4 20 66
2019-21 Q5 2 66
2019-21 Q6 7 66
2019-21 Q7 5 66
2019-21 Q8 3 66
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

001294 - Percentage chance of finding a significant environmental threat during a compliance inspection

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 56% 23%
2017-19 Q2 71% 23%
2017-19 Q3 54% 23%
2017-19 Q4 68% 23%
2017-19 Q5 63% 20%
2017-19 Q6 53% 20%
2017-19 Q7 60% 20%
2017-19 Q8 59% 20%
2019-21 Q1 59% 20%
2019-21 Q2 43% 20%
2019-21 Q3 35% 20%
2019-21 Q4 22% 20%
2019-21 Q5 5% 20%
2019-21 Q6 5% 20%
2019-21 Q7 9% 20%
2019-21 Q8 10% 20%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

A023 - Manage Underground Storage Tanks to Minimize Releases

Ecology currently regulates over 10,000 active tanks on over 3,600 different properties, including gas stations, industries, commercial properties, and governmental entities. We ensure tanks are installed, managed, and monitored according to federal standards and in a way that prevents releases into the environment. This is done through compliance inspections and providing technical assistance to tank owners and operators. Properly managing such tanks saves millions of dollars in cleanup costs and prevents contamination of limited drinking water and other groundwater resources.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 23.6 23.6 23.6
GFS
Other 2,411,000.0 2,457,000.0 4,868,000.0
Totals 2,411,000.0 2,457,000.0 4,868,000.0

002476 - Percentage of underground storage tank sites inspected within 3 years.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 99% 95%
2017-19 Q2 99% 95%
2017-19 Q3 99% 95%
2017-19 Q4 98% 95%
2017-19 Q5 97% 95%
2017-19 Q6 98% 95%
2017-19 Q7 97% 95%
2017-19 Q8 99% 95%
2019-21 Q1 99% 95%
2019-21 Q2 99% 95%
2019-21 Q3 99% 95%
2019-21 Q4 93% 95%
2019-21 Q5 92% 95%
2019-21 Q6 94% 95%
2019-21 Q7 93% 95%
2019-21 Q8 0% 95%

A024 - Manage Water Rights

The agency allocates surface and ground water to meet the state’s many water supply needs. Ecology staff makes decisions on applications for new water rights, changes to existing water rights, and by participating in water rights adjudications in areas where additional certainty is needed.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 62.6 56.5 59.6
GFS 7,326,000.0 7,759,000.0 15,085,000.0
Other 1,154,000.0 1,204,000.0 2,358,000.0
Totals 8,480,000.0 8,963,000.0 17,443,000.0

001577 - Number of total water right decisions completed

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 213 125
2017-19 Q2 47 125
2017-19 Q3 92 125
2017-19 Q4 103 125
2017-19 Q5 182 125
2017-19 Q6 72 125
2017-19 Q7 94 125
2017-19 Q8 94 125
2019-21 Q1 93 125
2019-21 Q2 199 125
2019-21 Q3 144 37
2019-21 Q4 34 37
2019-21 Q5 40 37
2019-21 Q6 47 37
2019-21 Q7 95 37
2019-21 Q8 169 37
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

A025 - Measure Air Pollution Levels and Emissions

This activity supports the work the agency does to collect and monitor air quality and emissions data used to assess trends; assist compliance; and assess control strategies, health effects, and environmental damage from air pollution.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 24.4 25.0 24.7
GFS
Other 4,089,000.0 4,003,000.0 8,092,000.0
Totals 4,089,000.0 4,003,000.0 8,092,000.0

000997 - Percentage of monitoring data that is valid

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 91% 90%
2017-19 Q2 94% 90%
2017-19 Q3 94% 90%
2017-19 Q4 92% 90%
2017-19 Q5 92% 90%
2017-19 Q6 92% 90%
2017-19 Q7 94% 90%
2017-19 Q8 96% 90%
2019-21 Q1 93% 90%
2019-21 Q2 96% 90%
2019-21 Q3 92% 90%
2019-21 Q4 85% 90%
2019-21 Q5 92% 90%
2019-21 Q6 91% 90%
2019-21 Q7 97% 90%
2019-21 Q8 0% 90%
2021-23 Q1 0% 90%
2021-23 Q2 0% 90%
2021-23 Q3 0% 90%
2021-23 Q4 0% 90%
2021-23 Q5 0% 90%
2021-23 Q6 0% 90%
2021-23 Q7 0% 90%
2021-23 Q8 0% 90%

A026 - Measure Contaminants in the Environment by Performing Laboratory Analyses

The Manchester Environmental Laboratory is a full service environmental laboratory. The lab provides technical, analytical, and sampling support for chemistry and microbiology for multiple Ecology programs, and supports work conducted under the federal Clean Water Act, as well as the state Water Pollution Control, Puget Sound Water Quality Protection, Children’s Safe Products and Model Toxics Control Acts.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 30.6 30.6 30.6
GFS
Other 2,275,000.0 2,284,000.0 4,559,000.0
Totals 2,275,000.0 2,284,000.0 4,559,000.0

001160 - Percent of acceptable proficiency testing analyses completed by Manchester Environmental Laboratory

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0% 98%
2017-19 Q2 98% 98%
2017-19 Q3 97% 98%
2017-19 Q4 100% 98%
2017-19 Q5 100% 98%
2017-19 Q6 99% 98%
2017-19 Q7 95% 98%
2017-19 Q8 0% 98%
2019-21 Q1 0% 100%
2019-21 Q2 100% 100%
2019-21 Q3 97% 100%
2019-21 Q4 87% 100%
2019-21 Q5 100% 100%
2019-21 Q6 98% 100%
2019-21 Q7 100% 100%
2019-21 Q8 0% 100%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

001164 - Number of chemical analyses completed for clients by Ecology's Manchester Environmental Laboratory

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 50,046 58,000
2017-19 Q2 24,337 33,500
2017-19 Q3 15,625 22,910
2017-19 Q4 56,296 43,630
2017-19 Q5 47,801 51,000
2017-19 Q6 34,420 33,600
2017-19 Q7 15,287 22,890
2017-19 Q8 72,104 43,050
2019-21 Q1 63,567 58,000
2019-21 Q2 34,031 33,500
2019-21 Q3 19,081 22,910
2019-21 Q4 9,203 43,630
2019-21 Q5 68,077 51,000
2019-21 Q6 43,833 33,600
2019-21 Q7 14,514 22,890
2019-21 Q8 82,825 43,050
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

A027 - Monitor the Quality of State Waters and Measure Stream Flows Statewide

Ecology operates a statewide environmental monitoring network to: • Assess the status of major waterbodies. • Identify threatened or impaired waters. • Evaluate changes and trends in water quality over time. This network includes sampling stations in rivers, streams, and marine waters (Puget Sound and the major coastal estuaries). Ecology measures statewide biological, chemical, and habitat conditions to provide information on the health of watersheds on a regional scale. Ecology also measures stream flows in salmon critical basins and key watersheds statewide.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 54.6 54.6 54.6
GFS
Other 8,022,000.0 8,113,000.0 16,135,000.0
Totals 8,022,000.0 8,113,000.0 16,135,000.0

001155 - Percent of monitored stream flows below critical flow levels

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 16% 7%
2017-19 Q2 3% 7%
2017-19 Q3 3% 7%
2017-19 Q4 20% 7%
2017-19 Q5 34% 7%
2017-19 Q6 3% 7%
2017-19 Q7 42% 7%
2017-19 Q8 56% 7%
2019-21 Q1 28% 7%
2019-21 Q2 28% 7%
2019-21 Q3 9% 7%
2019-21 Q4 6% 7%
2019-21 Q5 18% 7%
2019-21 Q6 6% 7%
2019-21 Q7 7% 7%
2019-21 Q8 33% 7%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

001166 - Statewide river and stream water quality index score

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 73 80
2017-19 A3 70 80
2019-21 A2 69 80
2019-21 A3 78 80
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

002286 - Percent of individual sample data that are reliable and valid for use

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 99% 100%
2017-19 A3 99% 100%
2019-21 A2 98% 100%
2019-21 A3 99% 100%
2021-23 A2 0% 0%
2021-23 A3 0% 0%

002287 - Percent of continuous monitoring data that are reliable and valid for use

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 96% 97%
2017-19 A3 95% 97%
2019-21 A2 99% 100%
2019-21 A3 95% 100%
2021-23 A2 0% 0%
2021-23 A3 0% 0%

A028 - Improve Environmental Compliance at State's Largest Industrial Facilities

The Department of Ecology provides a single point of contact for compliance reviews and technical assistance for petroleum refineries, pulp and paper mills, and aluminum smelters so they have consistent regulatory oversight.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 21.1 21.2 21.2
GFS
Other 2,802,000.0 2,827,000.0 5,629,000.0
Totals 2,802,000.0 2,827,000.0 5,629,000.0

001487 - Percentage of industrial section permits that meet timeliness goals

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 68% 0%
2017-19 Q2 70% 0%
2017-19 Q3 73% 0%
2017-19 Q4 73% 0%
2017-19 Q5 73% 0%
2017-19 Q6 73% 0%
2017-19 Q7 73% 0%
2017-19 Q8 73% 0%
2019-21 Q1 66% 0%
2019-21 Q2 64% 0%
2019-21 Q3 61% 0%
2019-21 Q4 57% 0%
2019-21 Q5 56% 0%
2019-21 Q6 52% 0%
2019-21 Q7 44% 0%
2019-21 Q8 52% 0%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

A030 - Prepare for Aggressive Response to Oil and Hazardous Material Incidents

This activity ensures large commercial vessels, oil handling facilities, and railroad operators that transport oil by rail maintain state-approved oil spill contingency plans so they can rapidly and effectively respond to major oil spills. State planning standards ensure response equipment and personnel are strategically staged throughout the state. This work is carried out through staff review and approval of contingency plans, drills that test contingency plans, development of geographic response plans, and maintenance of a regional contingency plan in partnership with other agencies.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 23.1 22.7 22.9
GFS
Other 3,508,000.0 3,589,000.0 7,097,000.0
Totals 3,508,000.0 3,589,000.0 7,097,000.0

002518 - Number of Geographic Response Plans completed for inland and marine areas

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 0 6
2017-19 A3 0 8
2019-21 A2 0 6
2019-21 A3 5 6
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

002520 - Percentage of vessel emergency occurrences reported to Ecology

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 33% 100%
2017-19 Q2 60% 100%
2017-19 Q3 29% 100%
2017-19 Q4 20% 100%
2017-19 Q5 14% 100%
2017-19 Q6 20% 100%
2017-19 Q7 50% 100%
2017-19 Q8 29% 100%
2019-21 Q1 25% 100%
2019-21 Q2 0% 100%
2019-21 Q3 0% 100%
2019-21 Q4 0% 100%
2019-21 Q5 100% 100%
2019-21 Q6 43% 100%
2019-21 Q7 0% 100%
2019-21 Q8 20% 100%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

A031 - A031 Remediate Hazardous Waste Pollution and Restore Contaminated Sites to Productive Use

This activity supports the work the agency does to: • Oversee cleanup of high-priority corrective action sites. • Provide pollution prevention and toxics reduction technical assistance to hazardous waste generators.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 15.7 14.7 15.2
GFS
Other 2,279,000.0 2,533,000.0 4,812,000.0
Totals 2,279,000.0 2,533,000.0 4,812,000.0

001285 - Percentage of progress made toward completed corrective actions at priority facilities

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0% 0%
2017-19 A2 0% 0%
2017-19 A3 0% 0%
2019-21 A1 0% 0%
2019-21 A2 0% 0%
2019-21 A3 0% 0%
2021-23 A1 0% 0%
2021-23 A2 0% 0%
2021-23 A3 0% 0%

A032 - Prevent Point Source Water Pollution

Ecology protects Washington's water by regulating point source discharges of pollutants to surface and ground waters. This is done with a wastewater permit program for sewage treatment plants and an industrial discharge program for other industries. A permit is a rigorous set of limits, monitoring requirements, or management practices, usually specific to a discharge, designed to ensure a facility can meet treatment standards and water quality limits. The permit is followed by regular inspections and site visits. Technical assistance and follow-up on permit violations also are provided through various means.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 102.4 97.8 100.1
GFS 53,000.0 60,000.0 113,000.0
Other 12,304,000.0 11,645,000.0 23,949,000.0
Totals 12,357,000.0 11,705,000.0 24,062,000.0

001563 - Percentage of active water quality discharge permits that are up to date.

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 68% 80%
2017-19 Q2 60% 80%
2017-19 Q3 58% 80%
2017-19 Q4 58% 80%
2017-19 Q5 51% 80%
2017-19 Q6 59% 80%
2017-19 Q7 57% 80%
2017-19 Q8 64% 80%
2019-21 Q1 61% 80%
2019-21 Q2 57% 80%
2019-21 Q3 52% 80%
2019-21 Q4 51% 80%
2019-21 Q5 50% 80%
2019-21 Q6 46% 80%
2019-21 Q7 47% 80%
2019-21 Q8 47% 80%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

A033 - Prevent Oil Spills from Vessels and Oil Handling Facilities

Ecology works with communities and regulated entities to prevent spills from vessels and oil handling facilities through inspections, review and approval of plans and manuals, technical assistance, incident investigation, and risk assessment work.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 25.7 25.8 25.8
GFS
Other 4,582,000.0 4,726,000.0 9,308,000.0
Totals 4,582,000.0 4,726,000.0 9,308,000.0

001469 - Number of oil spills to surface waters from all sources

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 207 0
2017-19 Q2 212 0
2017-19 Q3 185 0
2017-19 Q4 184 0
2017-19 Q5 185 0
2017-19 Q6 175 0
2017-19 Q7 234 0
2017-19 Q8 163 0
2019-21 Q1 167 0
2019-21 Q2 199 0
2019-21 Q3 266 0
2019-21 Q4 188 0
2019-21 Q5 214 0
2019-21 Q6 201 0
2019-21 Q7 220 0
2019-21 Q8 163 0
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

001470 - Total volume of oil spilled to surface waters from all sources

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 2,243 0
2017-19 Q2 2,422 0
2017-19 Q3 1,864 0
2017-19 Q4 1,751 0
2017-19 Q5 2,106 0
2017-19 Q6 2,058 0
2017-19 Q7 2,940 0
2017-19 Q8 1,061 0
2019-21 Q1 1,807 0
2019-21 Q2 2,254 0
2019-21 Q3 2,019 0
2019-21 Q4 669 0
2019-21 Q5 1,252 0
2019-21 Q6 1,674 0
2019-21 Q7 2,128 0
2019-21 Q8 673 0
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

001477 - Percentage of unique potential high-risk vessels inspected

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 7% 20%
2017-19 Q2 8% 20%
2017-19 Q3 4% 20%
2017-19 Q4 2% 20%
2017-19 Q5 4% 20%
2017-19 Q6 8% 20%
2017-19 Q7 16% 20%
2017-19 Q8 11% 20%
2019-21 Q1 18% 20%
2019-21 Q2 18% 20%
2019-21 Q3 9% 20%
2019-21 Q4 0% 20%
2019-21 Q5 0% 20%
2019-21 Q6 0% 20%
2019-21 Q7 0% 20%
2019-21 Q8 0% 20%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

001479 - Gallons of oil spilled to surface water during an oil transfer for every 100M gallons transferred

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0 0
2017-19 Q2 0 0
2017-19 Q3 0 0
2017-19 Q4 0 0
2017-19 Q5 0 0
2017-19 Q6 0 0
2017-19 Q7 0 0
2017-19 Q8 0 0
2019-21 Q1 0 0
2019-21 Q2 0 0
2019-21 Q3 0 0
2019-21 Q4 0 0
2019-21 Q5 0 0
2019-21 Q6 0 0
2019-21 Q7 0 0
2019-21 Q8 0 0
2021-23 Q1 1 0
2021-23 Q2 1 0
2021-23 Q3 1 0
2021-23 Q4 1 0
2021-23 Q5 1 0
2021-23 Q6 1 0
2021-23 Q7 1 0
2021-23 Q8 1 0

001480 - Percentage of unique regulated over-water oil transfer operations inspected

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 4% 6%
2017-19 Q2 7% 6%
2017-19 Q3 5% 6%
2017-19 Q4 4% 6%
2017-19 Q5 7% 6%
2017-19 Q6 8% 6%
2017-19 Q7 11% 6%
2017-19 Q8 7% 6%
2019-21 Q1 4% 6%
2019-21 Q2 5% 6%
2019-21 Q3 3% 6%
2019-21 Q4 1% 6%
2019-21 Q5 1% 6%
2019-21 Q6 1% 6%
2019-21 Q7 1% 6%
2019-21 Q8 2% 6%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

002515 - Total volume of oil spilled to water from regulated facilities and vessels

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 11 0
2017-19 Q2 8 0
2017-19 Q3 47 0
2017-19 Q4 259 0
2017-19 Q5 7 0
2017-19 Q6 36 0
2017-19 Q7 1 0
2017-19 Q8 16 0
2019-21 Q1 51 0
2019-21 Q2 7 0
2019-21 Q3 118 0
2019-21 Q4 6 0
2019-21 Q5 13 0
2019-21 Q6 7 0
2019-21 Q7 603 0
2019-21 Q8 5 0
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

A034 - Prevent Unhealthy Air and Violations of Air Quality Standards

This activity supports the work the agency does to develop and implement State Implementation Plans to maintain healthy air, prevent violations, and cleanup areas that violate standards as quickly as possible.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 33.3 32.4 32.9
GFS
Other 7,863,000.0 8,733,000.0 16,596,000.0
Totals 7,863,000.0 8,733,000.0 16,596,000.0

000998 - Number of areas measuring air quality levels that are not in compliance with national standards

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A1 0 0
2017-19 A2 0 0
2017-19 A3 0 0
2019-21 A1 0 0
2019-21 A2 1 0
2019-21 A3 0 0
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

A035 - Promote Compliance with Water Laws

The agency helps ensure that water users comply with the state's water laws so that other legal water users are not impaired; water use remains sustainable over the long term; and the environment is protected for the benefit of people and nature. Activities include water metering and reporting 80 percent of water use in 16 fish critical basins, along with education, technical assistance, and strategic enforcement in egregious cases.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 15.2 13.7 14.5
GFS 3,541,000.0 2,595,000.0 6,136,000.0
Other
Totals 3,541,000.0 2,595,000.0 6,136,000.0

001574 - Percentage of annual reports received from water users required to meter in 16 fish critical basins

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 28% 50%
2017-19 A3 28% 50%
2019-21 A2 35% 50%
2019-21 A3 27% 50%
2021-23 A2 0% 0%
2021-23 A3 0% 0%

001575 - Number of formal enforcement actions (penalties, orders, and notices) taken to achieve compliance

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 5 4
2017-19 Q2 10 4
2017-19 Q3 8 4
2017-19 Q4 16 4
2017-19 Q5 3 4
2017-19 Q6 0 4
2017-19 Q7 8 4
2017-19 Q8 3 4
2019-21 Q1 2 7
2019-21 Q2 1 8
2019-21 Q3 3 7
2019-21 Q4 7 8
2019-21 Q5 1 7
2019-21 Q6 0 8
2019-21 Q7 1 7
2019-21 Q8 5 8
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

A036 - Protect and Manage Shorelines in Partnership with Local Governments

The Shoreline Management Act establishes a cooperative program between local and state governments, in which local governments develop and administer local Shoreline Master Programs, and the Department of Ecology provides support and oversight. The agency is involved in shoreline management in four primary ways: developing guidelines for local shoreline programs; providing technical assistance to local governments and applicants on shoreline planning and permitting activities; reviewing and approving amendments to local shoreline master programs; and reviewing permits to ensure resource protection and implementation of the law. The agency works with local governments on permit compliance by responding to public inquiries and complaints, making field visits, providing compliance-related technical assistance, and issuing notices of correction, orders, and penalties. Properly managed shorelines provide habitat for fish and wildlife, minimize flooding and property damage, and provide land-use certainty to local landowners.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 39.1 38.3 38.7
GFS
Other 6,891,000.0 7,172,000.0 14,063,000.0
Totals 6,891,000.0 7,172,000.0 14,063,000.0

001453 - Number of communities (cities/counties) that have submitted updated Shoreline Master Programs

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 6 8
2017-19 Q2 4 8
2017-19 Q3 1 8
2017-19 Q4 4 8
2017-19 Q5 10 8
2017-19 Q6 1 8
2017-19 Q7 1 8
2017-19 Q8 1 8
2019-21 Q1 2 8
2019-21 Q2 0 8
2019-21 Q3 1 8
2019-21 Q4 1 8
2019-21 Q5 5 8
2019-21 Q6 1 8
2019-21 Q7 0 8
2019-21 Q8 0 8
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

A037 - Protect Water Quality by Reviewing and Conditioning Construction Projects

The Department of Ecology issues water quality certifications and Coastal Zone Management Act consistency determinations for water-related construction projects. Staff provide early review on projects whenever possible (e.g., through State Environmental Policy Act review and pre-application meetings) and provide project guidance and technical assistance through phone calls, e-mails, site visits, and workshops. Projects are approved, denied, or conditioned to protect water quality, sediment quality, and fish and shellfish habitat. This activity allows the state to actively participate in federal permitting activities to ensure that state interests are adequately represented and considered.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 24.9 18.4 21.7
GFS
Other 2,536,000.0 1,921,000.0 4,457,000.0
Totals 2,536,000.0 1,921,000.0 4,457,000.0

001454 - Percentage of reviews and decisions made within agreed upon timeframes for WSDOT permit documents

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 100% 90%
2017-19 Q2 100% 90%
2017-19 Q3 100% 90%
2017-19 Q4 100% 90%
2017-19 Q5 100% 90%
2017-19 Q6 100% 90%
2017-19 Q7 100% 90%
2017-19 Q8 100% 90%
2019-21 Q1 100% 90%
2019-21 Q2 100% 90%
2019-21 Q3 100% 90%
2019-21 Q4 100% 90%
2019-21 Q5 100% 90%
2019-21 Q6 100% 90%
2019-21 Q7 100% 90%
2019-21 Q8 0% 90%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

001456 - Number of days it takes to make a final decision on 401 water quality certifications

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 203 265
2017-19 Q2 224 265
2017-19 Q3 112 265
2017-19 Q4 162 265
2017-19 Q5 199 265
2017-19 Q6 139 265
2017-19 Q7 199 265
2017-19 Q8 0 265
2019-21 Q1 0 265
2019-21 Q2 262 265
2019-21 Q3 253 265
2019-21 Q4 282 265
2019-21 Q5 225 265
2019-21 Q6 239 265
2019-21 Q7 177 265
2019-21 Q8 78 265
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

A038 - Protect, Restore, and Manage Wetlands

The Department of Ecology is the lead agency responsible for implementing the state Water Pollution Control Act, which requires the protection of wetlands. The agency provides leadership on wetlands issues, coordinates statewide policy issues, and develops new approaches for managing and restoring wetlands. The agency provides technical assistance to local governments, helping them implement requirements in the Shoreline Management and Growth Management acts. The agency also provides technical assistance to non-government entities on wetlands conservation and stewardship programs.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 32.5 31.0 31.8
GFS
Other 4,721,000.0 10,100,000.0 14,821,000.0
Totals 4,721,000.0 10,100,000.0 14,821,000.0

001458 - Percentage of mitigation sites inspected within 18 mo. after receiving as-built reports

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 100% 100%
2017-19 Q2 100% 100%
2017-19 Q3 100% 100%
2017-19 Q4 100% 100%
2017-19 Q5 100% 100%
2017-19 Q6 100% 100%
2017-19 Q7 100% 100%
2017-19 Q8 75% 100%
2019-21 Q1 100% 100%
2019-21 Q2 100% 100%
2019-21 Q3 100% 100%
2019-21 Q4 0% 100%
2019-21 Q5 100% 100%
2019-21 Q6 100% 100%
2019-21 Q7 100% 100%
2019-21 Q8 100% 100%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

001467 - Inactive: Number of completed watershed characterizations

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 10 3
2017-19 A3 3 3
2019-21 A2 0 0
2019-21 A3 0 0

001468 - Percentage of wetland banking certification documents reviewed within 30 days of receipt

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 0% 100%
2017-19 Q2 50% 100%
2017-19 Q3 0% 100%
2017-19 Q4 0% 100%
2017-19 Q5 0% 100%
2017-19 Q6 0% 100%
2017-19 Q7 0% 100%
2017-19 Q8 0% 100%
2019-21 Q1 50% 100%
2019-21 Q2 0% 100%
2019-21 Q3 0% 100%
2019-21 Q4 100% 100%
2019-21 Q5 66% 100%
2019-21 Q6 0% 100%
2019-21 Q7 0% 100%
2019-21 Q8 0% 100%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

A040 - Provide Technical and Financial Assistance to Local Governments to Reduce Flood Hazards

The Department of Ecology administers the Flood Control Assistance Account Program, providing grants and technical assistance to local governments for flood damage reduction projects and comprehensive flood hazard management planning. Staff review and approve local Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plans and inspect construction of flood damage reduction projects. The Department of Ecology is also the state’s coordinating agency for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and receives an annual Community Assistance Program grant to provide technical assistance and support to 286 communities enrolled in the NFIP. In this role, staff make regularly scheduled technical assistance visits to communities, assess local regulatory programs for compliance with state and federal requirements, and provide workshops and other outreach on flood hazard recognition and reduction. Proper flood control planning and projects protect both private and public property, as well as natural resources and fish and wildlife habitat.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 8.0 8.0 8.0
GFS 321,000.0 40,000.0 361,000.0
Other 2,474,000.0 1,845,000.0 4,319,000.0
Totals 2,795,000.0 1,885,000.0 4,680,000.0

001455 - Number of flood-prone communities that receive support on flood hazard reduction and regulations

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 45 45
2017-19 Q2 50 45
2017-19 Q3 50 45
2017-19 Q4 69 45
2017-19 Q5 48 45
2017-19 Q6 82 45
2017-19 Q7 47 45
2017-19 Q8 97 45
2019-21 Q1 89 45
2019-21 Q2 82 45
2019-21 Q3 120 45
2019-21 Q4 91 45
2019-21 Q5 129 45
2019-21 Q6 100 45
2019-21 Q7 107 45
2019-21 Q8 80 45
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

A041 - Provide Technical Assistance on State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Review

SEPA was adopted in 1971 to ensure that state and local decision makers consider the environmental impacts of their actions. The SEPA law provides an opportunity for local citizen involvement in the environmental review process and provides developers an opportunity to identify mitigation opportunities that facilitate overall project approval and minimize development costs. The agency provides training and assistance to local governments and the public, and manages the SEPA register.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 7.8 5.7 6.8
GFS
Other 808,000.0 994,000.0 1,802,000.0
Totals 808,000.0 994,000.0 1,802,000.0

001463 - Number of State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) workshops provided

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 2 2
2017-19 A3 5 2
2019-21 A2 4 2
2019-21 A3 5 2
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

001464 - Percentage of SEPA workshop participants who intend to apply what they learned

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 100% 90%
2017-19 A3 90% 90%
2019-21 A2 80% 90%
2019-21 A3 94% 90%
2021-23 A2 0% 0%
2021-23 A3 0% 0%

A042 - Provide Technical Training, Education, and Research through Padilla Bay Estuarine Reserve

The Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Skagit County is part of a national network of reserves established to protect estuaries for research and education. The Padilla Bay Reserve conducts a broad array of public education programs, technical and professional training, coastal restoration, and scientific research and monitoring. Managed in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the reserve includes over 11,000 acres of tidelands and uplands; the Breazeale Interpretive Center with aquaria and touch pool; a research laboratory; residential quarters; trails; and support facilities. The reserve also provides funds and technical support to local Marine Resource Committees as part of the Northwest Straits Initiative, and administers the Northwest Straits Marine Commission.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 18.1 16.8 17.5
GFS 490,000.0 486,000.0 976,000.0
Other 2,602,000.0 2,702,000.0 5,304,000.0
Totals 3,092,000.0 3,188,000.0 6,280,000.0

001459 - Number of people participating in Puget Sound education and training programs at Padilla Bay Reserve

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 1,380 1,500
2017-19 Q2 1,114 1,200
2017-19 Q3 1,885 2,000
2017-19 Q4 5,035 5,300
2017-19 Q5 2,157 1,500
2017-19 Q6 1,257 1,200
2017-19 Q7 2,094 1,200
2017-19 Q8 5,440 1,200
2019-21 Q1 1,377 1,500
2019-21 Q2 1,098 1,200
2019-21 Q3 839 2,000
2019-21 Q4 879 5,300
2019-21 Q5 327 1,500
2019-21 Q6 1,005 1,200
2019-21 Q7 1,422 1,200
2019-21 Q8 1,987 1,200
2021-23 Q1 0 0
2021-23 Q2 0 0
2021-23 Q3 0 0
2021-23 Q4 0 0
2021-23 Q5 0 0
2021-23 Q6 0 0
2021-23 Q7 0 0
2021-23 Q8 0 0

001460 - Percentage of Puget Sound and coastal training workshop attendees who plan to use what they learn

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 97% 93%
2017-19 Q2 99% 93%
2017-19 Q3 94% 93%
2017-19 Q4 95% 93%
2017-19 Q5 100% 93%
2017-19 Q6 97% 93%
2017-19 Q7 96% 93%
2017-19 Q8 95% 93%
2019-21 Q1 94% 93%
2019-21 Q2 97% 93%
2019-21 Q3 96% 93%
2019-21 Q4 90% 93%
2019-21 Q5 92% 93%
2019-21 Q6 98% 93%
2019-21 Q7 94% 93%
2019-21 Q8 91% 93%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

A043 - Provide Water Quality Financial Assistance

Ecology provides grants, low-interest loans, and technical assistance to local governments, state agencies, and tribes to enable them to build, upgrade, repair, or replace facilities to improve and protect water quality. This includes meeting the state's obligation to manage the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund in perpetuity. Ecology also funds nonpoint-source control projects such as watershed planning, stormwater management, freshwater aquatic weed management, education, and agricultural best management practices. Grants are targeted to nonpoint-source problems and communities where needed wastewater facilities projects would be a financial hardship for taxpayers. Local governments use loans for both point and nonpoint-source water pollution prevention and correction projects. Ecology coordinates grant and loan assistance with other state and federal funding agencies.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 52.7 52.7 52.7
GFS 446,000.0 150,000.0 596,000.0
Other 23,424,000.0 19,701,000.0 43,125,000.0
Totals 23,870,000.0 19,851,000.0 43,721,000.0

001564 - Number of funded on-site sewage system repairs or replacements completed in Puget Sound counties

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 A2 215 100
2017-19 A3 206 100
2019-21 A2 300 100
2019-21 A3 218 100
2021-23 A2 0 0
2021-23 A3 0 0

A044 - Provide Water Resources Data and Information

The collection, management, and sharing of data and information is critical to modern water management. It is essential to local watershed groups, conservancy boards, businesses, local governments, nonprofit groups, the Legislature, other agencies, and the media. It supports daily agency operations, including making water allocation decisions; setting and achieving stream flows; identifying the location and characteristics of wells, dams, and water diversions; supporting compliance actions; metering; tracking progress; communicating with constituents; and serving other water resource functions.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 33.3 32.6 33.0
GFS 4,304,000.0 4,323,000.0 8,627,000.0
Other 608,000.0 630,000.0 1,238,000.0
Totals 4,912,000.0 4,953,000.0 9,865,000.0

001579 - Percentage of water rights mapping completed statewide

Biennium Period Actual Target
2017-19 Q1 68% 69%
2017-19 Q2 69% 69%
2017-19 Q3 69% 69%
2017-19 Q4 69% 69%
2017-19 Q5 70% 70%
2017-19 Q6 70% 70%
2017-19 Q7 70% 70%
2017-19 Q8 70% 70%
2019-21 Q1 72% 73%
2019-21 Q2 73% 73%
2019-21 Q3 73% 73%
2019-21 Q4 73% 73%
2019-21 Q5 73% 74%
2019-21 Q6 73% 74%
2019-21 Q7 73% 74%
2019-21 Q8 73% 74%
2021-23 Q1 0% 0%
2021-23 Q2 0% 0%
2021-23 Q3 0% 0%
2021-23 Q4 0% 0%
2021-23 Q5 0% 0%
2021-23 Q6 0% 0%
2021-23 Q7 0% 0%
2021-23 Q8 0% 0%

A045 - Reduce Air Pollution from Industrial and Commercial Sources

This activity supports the work the agency does to ensure new and existing industrial and commercial facilities that emit significant levels of air pollution comply with state and federal air quality standards.

FY 2020 FY 2021 Biennium Total
FTES 19.5 20.2