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NEBRASKA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Rules and Regulations for Underground Injection and Mineral Production Wells
Notwithstanding any other provision of these regulations, the Director may temporarily permit a specific underground injection which has not otherwise been authorized or permitted if an imminent and substantial endangerment to the health and safety of persons will result unless an emergency permit is granted.
Any emergency permit shall be for no longer term than required to prevent the hazard or 90 days, whichever is less.
Notice of any emergency permit under this Chapter shall be made public within ten days of the issuance of the emergency permit.
The Director shall condition the emergency permit to ensure that the injection will not result in the movement of fluids into an underground source of drinking water.
Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 81-1504(2)(11)(13)(20); 81-1505(9); 81-1507(4)
Legal Citation: Title 122, Ch. 9, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
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Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, 1200 "N" Street, Suite 400, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509, (402) 471-2186, 877-253-2603