001 During the public comment period, any interested person may submit written comments on actions specified in Chapter 32, 001.01 of this Title, and may request a public hearing, if no hearing has already been scheduled. A request for a public hearing shall be in writing and shall state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. All relevant comments shall be considered in making the final decision and shall be answered in writing. .
002 The Director shall hold a public hearing on the basis of a significant degree of public interest in actions as specified in Chapter 32, 001.01 of this Title. The Director also may hold a public hearing to clarify one or more issues involved in the permit and/or aquifer exemption decision. Public notice of the hearing shall be given as specified in Chapter 32 of this Title.
003 During a public hearing, any person may submit oral or written statements and data concerning actions as specified in Chapter 32, 001.01 of this Title.
Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 81-1504(2)(3)(6)(9)(a)(11) (13)(17)(20)
Legal Citation: Title 122, Ch.33, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality