For more information,
contact NDEE's Public Information Office, (402) 471-4223, (402) 471-4243 or (402) 471-4245

Aug. 5 Meeting/Teleconference to Discuss Proposed Surface Water Revisions

July 17, 2014 -- NDEQ will be hosting a meeting/teleconference call regarding potential revisions to Title 117 – Nebraska Surface Water Quality Standards. The meeting will be held Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time at NDEQ’s Lincoln office at 1200 N St, Room 424. To participate in the conference call, dial 888-820-1398 and use the access code 3533328#.

There are four main categories of revisions that are being considered; revised ammonia criteria, new carbaryl criteria, addition of two new lakes, and general housekeeping changes. Although the conference call can address any of these issues, it will mainly focus on the revised ammonia criteria. To view this information, go to Proposed Regulations on this web site.

If you have questions about how to access this teleconference, you can email the department at NDEQ.moreinfo@nebraska.gov, or call 402-471-4201 in Lincoln, toll free at 877-253-2603.