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

Comment Period for Lead Infrastructure State Implementation Plan Open Through November 9, 2011

October 7, 2011 -- The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) has prepared an Infrastructure State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the2008 Lead National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). Infrastructure SIPs, which are required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, are plans that provide for the implementation, maintenance, and enforcement of each NAAQS.

The proposed Infrastructure SIP is now available for public comment. The NDEQ will provide a 30-day period to submit comments. Comments may be provided via hard copy or electronic e-mail. All comments must be received by November 9, 2011. For more information and to view a PDF of the Lead SIP document, go to NDEQ's web page and select "Public Notices."