Goal 3: Sustainable energy & a clean environment - Goal map

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Goal Topic

Sustainable and Clean Energy

Reduce our greenhouse gas emissions

Sub Topic One

1. Clean Transportation

Outcome Measure

1.1: Reduce transportation related greenhouse gas emissions from 44.9 mmt/year (projected 2020) to 37.5 mmt/year(1990) by 2020

Leading Indicators

1.1.a: Reduce the average emissions of greenhouse gases for each vehicle mile traveled in Washington by 25% from 1.15 pounds (lbs.) in 2010 to 0.85 pounds (lbs.) by 2020

1.1.b: Increase the average miles traveled per gallon of fuel for Washington's overall passenger and light duty truck fleet (private and public) from 19.2 MPG in 2010 to 23 MPG in 2020

1.1.c: Increase the number of plug-in electric vehicles registered in Washington from approximately 8,000 in 2013 to 50,000 by 2020

mmt: million metric tons

Sub Topic Two

1. Clean
Electricity

Outcome Measure

1.2: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from electrical energy consumption from 18.4 mmt/year (projected 2020) to 16.9 mmt/year (1990) by 2020

Leading Indicators

1.2.a: Increase electric load served by renewable energy from 3% to 9% by 2016 and 15% by 2020

1.2.b: Increase electrical load growth replaced by conservation from 112.5 average megawatts per year to 155 average megawatts per year by 2020

Sub Topic Three

1. Efficient Buildings
& Industrial Processes

Outcome Measure

1.3: Improve non-electrical energy efficiency of buildings and industrial processes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from 21.7 mmt/year (projected 2020) per year to 18.6 mmt/year (1990) by 2020

Leading Indicators

1.3.a: Decrease non-electric fossil fuel consumption associated with residential and commercial end users from the 2010 three year average of 165.9 trillion Btu to 140 trillion Btu in 2020

1.3.b: Maintain non-electric fossil fuel consumption associated with industrial buildings and processes at or below the 2010 three year average level of 163.9 trillion Btu by 2020

 

*** Contributes to Puget Sound recovery

Goal Topic

Healthy Fish and Wildlife

Protect and restore Washington's wildlife

Sub Topic One

2. Shellfish

Outcome Measure

2.1: Increase improved shellfish classification acreage in the Puget Sound to a net increase of 10,800 harvestable shellfish acres between 2007 and 2020

Leading Indicators

2.1.a: Increase percentage of inspections that are current for on-site sewage systems in marine recovery areas and other specially designated areas from 37% to 60% by 2020

2.1.b: Increase number of implemented agricultural BMPs to improve water quality in shellfish growing areas in Puget Sound, Grays Harbor, and Pacific counties from a three year average of 120 in 2016 to 128 BMPs by 2018

BMPs: best management practices

Sub Topic Two

2. Pacific Salmon

Outcome Measure

2.2: Increase the percentage of ESA listed salmon and steel-head populations at healthy, sustainable levels from 16% to 25% by 2022

Leading Indicators

2.2.a: Demonstrate increasing trend in Puget Sound Chinook populations from one in 2010 to five by 2016 ***

2.2.b: Increase miles of stream habitat opened from 350 to 450 by 2016 ***

2.2.c: Increase number of fish passage barriers corrected per year from 375 to 500 by 2016 ***

Sub Topic Three

2. Wildlife

Outcome Measure

2.3: Increase the percentage of current state listed species recovering from 28% to 35% by 2020

Leading Indicators

2.3.a: Increase number of successful wolf breeding pairs from 5 to 15 by 2020

2.3.b: Increase the 5-year running average of statewide sage-grouse population from 1,000 to 1,100 by 2017

 

*** Contributes to Puget Sound recovery

Goal Topic

Clean and Restored Environment

Keep our land, water and air clean

Sub Topic One

3. Healthy
Lands

Outcome Measure

3.1: Increase the number of contaminated sites cleaned up by 17% from 5,815 to 6,803 by 2020

Leading Indicators

3.1.a: Increase number of contaminated brownfield sites returned to economically productive use from 476 to 1,090 by 2020 ***

3.1.b: Increase the percent of completed tasks required for constructing and operating Hanford low activity tank waste treatment facilities from 0 to 100% by 2023

3.1.c: Reduce the average concentration of copper in brakes sold in the state from 7.27% to less than 0.5% by 2025, preventing the release of about 250,000 pounds of copper per year ***

Sub Topic Two

3. Clean, Cool
Water

Outcome Measure

3.2: Increase the percentage of rivers meeting good water quality from 43% to 55% by 2020

Leading Indicators

3.2.a: Increase the number of projects that provide storm water treatment or infiltration from 10 to 125 by 2017 ***

3.2.b: Increase percentage of core saltwater swimming beaches meeting water quality standards from 89% to 95% by 2020 ***

3.2.c: Increase number of CREP sites to improve water temperature and habitat from 1,090 to 1,359 total projects implemented by end of September 2020 ***

CREP: Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

Sub Topic Three

3. Healthy
Air

Outcome Measure

3.3: Increase percent of population living where air quality meetings federal standards from 92% to 100% by 2020

Leading Indicators

3.3.a: Decrease tons of toxic diesel soot pollution emitted from mobile sources from 6,444 in 2011 to 4,737 tons by 2017

3.3.b: Increase number of woodstoves replaced with cleaner burning technologies from 2,777 in 2013 to 5,500 by 2017

Goal Topic

Working and Natural Lands

Use our lands responsibly

Sub Topic One

4. Farmland

Outcome Measure

4.1: Increase the net statewide acreage dedicated to working farms from 7.237 million to 7.347 million by 2020 ***

Leading Indicators

4.1.a: Maintain current level of statewide acreage dedicated to working farms (cropland) of 7.312 million acres in 2015 with no net loss through 2018

Sub Topic Two

4. Forests

Outcome Measure

4.2: Increase the average annual statewide treatment of forested lands for forest health and fire reduction from 145,000 to 200,000 acres by 2017 ***

Leading Indicators

4.2.a: Increase treatment of forested lands for forest health and fire reduction from 22,000 acres in 2014 to 23,500 acres of Department of Natural Resources (DNR) administered treatments by 2020 ***

Sub Topic Three

4. Outdoor Recreation

Outcome Measure

4.3: Increase participation in outdoor experiences on state public recreational lands and waters 1% each year from 927,838 in 2016 to 965,512 in 2020

Leading Indicators

4.3.a: Increase the number of Discover Passes and daily permits sold by 1% per fiscal year from 927,838 to 965,512 passes and permits sold by 2020

4.3.b: Increase the number of individual fishing and hunting licenses issued by 1% per year from 2,168,689 in 2016 to 2,256,746 by 2020

4.3.c: Increase the number of State Parks Heritage sites that provide contemporary interpretive exhibits from 30 to 45 between 2016 and 2020

Sub Topic Four

4. Habitat
Protection

Outcome Measure

4.4: Reduce the rate of loss of priority habitats (oak woodland) from 0.4% (123 acres) to 0.1% (34 acres) by 2016

Leading Indicators

4.4.a: Increase hydraulic project approval compliance rate from 80% to 90% by 2016 ***

4.4.b: Reduce annual rate of conversion of marine and freshwater riparian habitat in Puget Sound from 0.13% to 0.10% by 2016 and provide mitigation to ensure maintenance of today's habitat functions ***

4.4.c: Increase eelgrass beds in Puget Sound from 53,300 acres to 64,000 acres by 2020***

4.4.d: Increase the acreage of Puget Sound estuaries restored in the 16 major rivers from 2,260 acres between 2006 and 2012 to 5,028 acres by 2016 ***

 

*** Contributes to Puget Sound recovery