NEBRASKA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
Title 195 - NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Effective Date: 4/1/2012
Chapter 2 - PERMITS; WHEN REQUIRED, APPLICATIONS, AUTHORIZATION BY RULE
001 No person shall apply or authorize the application of chemicals to land or crops through the use of chemigation, unless such person obtains a permit from the district in which the well or diversion is located, except that nothing in this chapter shall require a person to obtain a chemigation permit to pump or divert water to or through an open discharge system.
002 An application must be filed with the district for each injection location. The following information is the minimum requirement of the Department.
003 All applications for a chemigation permit must be completed on forms provided by the Department or the district. Upon request, forms shall be made available by the Department to each district office and at such other locations as deemed advisable.
002.01 Name, address and telephone number of applicant.
002.02 Calendar year for which application is being made.
002.03 Legal description of the injection location site, defined to the quarter of quarter section (forty-acre increment).
002.04 Whether the application is for an initial, renewal or emergency permit.
002.05 The name(s) of the certified chemigation applicator(s), their certification number and the expiration date of their certification.
002.06 Whether the chemical injection equipment to be used is stationary or portable.
002.07 Signature of the permit applicant and date of signing. The signature must be that of the proposed permitholder or a person holding power of attorney from the applicant.
002.08 If the application is for a renewal permit, in addition to the information required in 002.01 through 002.07, the applicant shall list the names and estimated amounts of all the chemicals that were used in the chemigation system the previous year.
004 A person is hereby authorized by rule to inject chemicals for maintenance of a subsurface drip irrigation system once each calendar year, provided such system:
004.01 Is equipped with an irrigation pipeline check valve, and
004.02 Is permitted under Title 122 – Rules and Regulations for Underground Injection and Mineral Production Wells.
Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 46-1117, 46-1117.01
Legal Citation: Title 195, Ch. 2, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509