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20 BY 20

20 BY 20 initiative lays the foundation for DEEP to make 20 measurable process improvements aimed at increasing predictability, efficiency, and transparency of DEEP’s regulatory processes all before the end of 2020. 

We have limited time to make a lot of progress on our 20 goals which, we are pleased to share, include four crowdsourced goals from stakeholders.

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Quarterly Report Releases

DEEP is committed to maintain accountability to our commitment through the release of quarterly reports on our progress in each of the 20 goals.

20 BY 20 Results - Winter 2020

20 BY 20 Results - Fall 2019



View Permitting Timeframes To make permitting timeframes more transparent (Goal 1), our team developed this set of permitting timeframes to illustrate the processing times of each permit DEEP issues.

Introductory Message from Commissioner Dykes - June 2019

View 20 BY 20 Presentation - June 2019


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Content Last Updated April 20, 2020