Rules and Regulations

Welcome to Rules and Regulation governing the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality. This segment of the Nebraska Administrative Code is maintained in cooperation with the Nebraska Secretary of State, the official repository for the rules and regulations of all state agencies in Nebraska.

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Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Proposed Rules and Regulations

Current Rules and Regulations
Title Name
Effective Date of Last Revision
Title 114
Landfill Closure Assistance Fund - REPEALED
Waste Management Division
REPEALED - August 17, 2008
Rules of Practice and Procedure
Legal Services Division
June 8, 2004
November 5, 1981
Nebraska Surface Water Quality Standards ** Not included in search feature **
Water Quality Division
April 1, 2012
March 27, 2006
July 2, 2017
Rules in 401(1)a Certification
Water Quality Division
August 18, 1987
Title 121
Effluent Guidelines and Standards - REPEALED, see Title 119
Water Quality Division
REPEALED May 15, 2005
April 2, 2002
March 3, 2008
August 11, 2012
Title 125
Rules and Regulations for the Design, Operation and Maintenance of Individual Waste Treatment Lagoons
Water Quality Division
REPEALED October 3, 1999
August 11, 1999
Title 127
Rules and Regulations Governing the Nebraska Pretreatment Program - REPEALED, see Title 119
Water Quality Division
REPEALED May 15, 2005
Nebraska Hazardous Waste Regulations
Waste Management Division
May 3, 2014
May 13, 2014
October 4, 2011
May 31, 2016
May 3, 2014
January 11, 2012
October 29, 1986
Title 136
Scrap Tire Management Rules and Regulations
Waste Management Division
Repealed April 11, 2005
November 9, 1994
Chemigation Regulations
Water Quality Division
April 1, 2012
April 13, 2002
May 11, 2014
June 27, 2011
May 11, 2014
August 30, 2008

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