Welcome to the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
Our Vision: Everyone living, working, and enjoying a healthy Nebraska Environment.

Our Mission: To protect and improve human health, the environment, and energy resources.
We have the privilege to work with many Nebraskans who are conscious stewards of the land. It is only through this collaboration that we can preserve air, land, water and energy resources both now and for future generations.
Learn more about the NDEE on the Monthly Metrics and Annual Report page.
NDEE Guidance Documents for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Fund Projects

LB 1014e Section 51: Reverse Osmosis

LB 1014e Section 52: State Fair Grounds Project

LB 1014e Section 53: Rural Drinking Water Project
Information and Updates for AltEn near Mead, Nebraska
This page is designed to keep the Mead community, Saunders County residents and interested citizens informed about significant activities related to the cleanup and mitigation actions at the AltEn ethanol facility. Click here to view this page.
NDEE Non-Discrimination Statement
The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex in administration of its programs or activities, and NDEE does not intimidate or retaliate against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights to participate in or oppose actions protected/prohibited by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7, or for the purpose of interfering with such rights.

Kara Valentine, NDEE Deputy Director, is responsible for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning non-discrimination requirements for NDEE implemented by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7 (Non-Discrimination in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency).

These include:

☀ Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended,
☀ Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,
☀ the Age Discrimination Act of 1975,
☀ Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and
☀ Section 13 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972.

    (referred to collectively as the federal non-discrimination laws).

If you have any questions about this notice, you may contact:

Kara Valentine, Deputy Director
Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, NE 68509-8922

phone: 402-471-2186