Nebraska is in the process of reissuing its general permit authorizing storm water discharges from construction sites disturbing one acre or more. A draft permit was put out for review by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality in late 2006 and early 2007 and a public hearing was held on February 22, 2007. The agency is currently considering changes to the draft permit based on the...Read More
Many small and large businesses that generate hazardous waste are at risk because they are out of compliance with the complex body of law that governs hazardous waste. This can result from a variety of factors, including personnel turnover, process changes, and the complicated nature of the regulations themselves.
The good news is that through an organized and disciplined approach, a business...Read More
Pursuant to the requirements of the federal Clean Water Act, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) has reissued the general permit that governs storm water discharges associated with construction activity. Most significantly for contractors, the new permit lowers the old 5 acre regulatory threshold to land disturbances of 1 to 5 acres, and to disturbances of less than 1 acre...Read More