Rules and Regulations

Welcome to Rules and Regulation governing the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy. 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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Current Rules and Regulations For NDEE
Title Name
Effective Date of Last Revision
Construction of State-Funded BuildingsJanuary 6, 2012
Rules and Regulations Concerning the Nebraska Energy CodeJanuary 6, 2012
Title 114
Landfill Closure Assistance Fund - REPEALED
Waste Management Division
REPEALED - August 17, 2008
Rules of Practice and Procedure
Legal Services Division
June 24, 2019
Title 116
Code of Ethics - REPEALED
June 13, 2018
Nebraska Surface Water Quality Standards ** Not included in search feature **
Water Quality Division
June 24, 2019
March 27, 2006
July 2, 2017
March 6, 2019
Title 121
Effluent Guidelines and Standards - REPEALED, see Title 119
Water Quality Division
May 15, 2005
April 2, 2002
September 4, 2019
August 11, 2012
Title 125
Rules and Regulations for the Design, Operation and Maintenance of Individual Waste Treatment Lagoons
Water Quality Division
October 3, 1999
August 11, 1999
Title 127
Rules and Regulations Governing the Nebraska Pretreatment Program - REPEALED, see Title 119
Water Quality Division
May 15, 2005
Nebraska Hazardous Waste Regulations
Waste Management Division
July 6, 2016
June 24, 2019
October 4, 2011
July 21, 2019
May 17, 2016
January 8, 2019
March 29, 2020
Title 136
Scrap Tire Management Rules and Regulations
Waste Management Division
Repealed April 11, 2005
Title 194
Rules and Regulations for the Disposal Low-level Radioactive Waste - REPEALED
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Program
June 13, 2018
Chemigation Regulations
Water Quality Division
April 19, 2020
Title 196
Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Groundwater Management Areas
Water Quality Division
Repealed September 2, 2019
April 6, 2020
April 25, 2020
January 16, 2019
April 6, 2020

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