Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) 2017 data-driven performance

Learn how EEA uses data to improve your experience with state government.

The Baker-Polito administration is working hard to improve your experience with state government. To that end, EEA has been asked to identify our critical constituent-facing services and to track our ongoing efforts to improve their delivery. By selecting key metrics and measuring performance against annual targets, our goal is to provide you with the resources you need as simply, efficiently, and transparently as possible.

You can find out which metrics our agencies are tracking and how they’re performing on this page.

EEA's Calendar Year 2017 performance

Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

2017 Metric

2017 Target

2017 Performance

Urban trees planted 7500 additional planted trees 5,440 trees planted, 72% of the anticipated target

 

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

2017 Metric 2017 Target 2017 Performance
% of permit applications decided on time 95% Target achieved - 96%

 

Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR)

2017 Metric 2017 Target 2017 Performance
% of farmers' markets that accept Farmers' Market Nutrition Program benefits.  This program facilitates access to healthy foods throughout Massachusetts communities. 92% of all registered and eligible farmers' markets. Target achieved - in FY17 230 out of 249 eligible farmers markets (92.3%) were certified to accept Farmers Market Nutrition Program benefits)

 

Department of Fish & Game (DFG) 

2017 Metric 2017 Target 2017 Performance
Percentage of licensed hunters using mobile devices to report harvest of game. 5% year over year increase Target achieved - Overall percentage for 2018 was 50 percent, a 5 % increase over 2017

 

Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) 

2017 Metric 2017 Target 2017 Performance
Campground participation; number of nights reserved 5% increase 90.3% of hitting target (# of nights reserved in 2016: 219,935; # of nights reserved in 2017: 208,559).

 

Department of Energy Resources (DOER) 

2017 Metric 2017 Target 2017 Performance
# of municipalities provided with assistance to lower their cost of energy and emissions, provide clean energy infrastructure, and technical assistance to achieve their clean energy goals. 75 municipalities assisted Target achieved - 141 municipalities received assistance in the form of Green Communities Grants, Municipal Energy Technical Assistance Grants, and LED Streetlight Accelerator Grants

 

Department of Public Utilities (DPU)

2017 Metric 2017 Target 2017 Performance
The Transportation Division shall reduce violations by towing companies. 15% decrease Target achieved - The Department reduced violations as a percentage of total tow slips audited by 15% (from 64% in 2016 to 49% in 2017) (see spreadsheet attached for more detail).

 

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