Welcome to the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality’s mission is to protect the quality of Nebraska’s environment – our air, land, and water resources. We enforce regulations and provide assistance, but to fully accomplish this vital mission we need your assistance. We encourage you to work with us to ensure future generations can use and enjoy the precious natural resources we enjoy today. More information is available by going to Monthly Metrics, Annual Report and Your Environment .
Gov. Ricketts Applauds Collaboration
Between NDEQ and City of Lincoln

Dec. 14, 2017 -- Gov. Pete Ricketts applauded news that NDEQ and the City of Lincoln have developed an integrated online system to streamline the process for Lincoln applicants to apply for and receive construction stormwater permits.

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