Welcome to the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality’s mission is to protect the quality of Nebraska’s environment – our air, land, and water resources. We enforce regulations and provide assistance, but to fully accomplish this vital mission we need your assistance. We encourage you to work with us to ensure future generations can use and enjoy the precious natural resources we enjoy today. More information is available by going to Monthly Metrics and Annual Report .
Waste Grant Applications Accepted
Jan. 2 to Feb 13 for 6-Month Term
Dec. 4, 2018 -- NDEQ has revised the grant period for the next round of Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive (WRR) grants. The next round of WRR grants, which are typically awarded for a 12-month fiscal year period, will instead be awarded for a six-month period, from July 1 to December 31, 2019.