Request Public Records
The public is welcome to review the public records of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ). The following options are available:
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Visit the office at 1200 N Street, Suite 400, in Lincoln. Schedule a time to view records in the Lincoln office
Submit a Request for Information - How to request records by phone, email, or fax.
Interactive Map Server on the NDEQ Webpage – How to search for a facility and view document images.
Online Document Searches –
How to view document images for a facility.
Facility-related documents have been imaged into the State of Nebraska’s Enterprise Content Management System (ECM)
since April 2011
. The ECM is the repository of official facility records that are created or received by the agency. Documents that have been scanned into the ECM are available to review from our
Public Records Search
. To use this option, you will need to know the facility number and program. You can call 402-471-3557 or email
to obtain a facility number for a records search.
Documents received or generated prior to April 2011 may NOT be available for viewing through the map server.
NOTE: There is an issue with displaying large document images at this time. We are working on a resolution. If you have a document not display,
please call 402-471-3557 or email
with information about the document.
If the search returns with no documents available, or if you need to access older documents, follow the instructions for Submit a Request for Information.
Each request will be assessed charges in accordance with the list below, plus postage and Nebraska sales tax.
1-20 photocopies (black and white) – no charge
Over 20 photocopies (black and white) - .10 per page, including the first 20 copies
Color photocopies – $.20 per page
1-20 Scanned pages – no charge
Over 20 scanned pages is $.10 per page including the first 20 pages
Audio Tape reproduction – $1.00
Diskette reproduction - $2.00
CD reproduction - $3.00
DVD reproduction - $7.00
Video Tape reproduction - $10.00
Oversize documents may require additional time and expense for reproduction. Rates will be dependent upon the reproduction method.
The public may bring photocopy equipment to NDEQ’s Lincoln office and copy documents at their own expense.
The agency may require a deposit before fulfilling a request for photocopies/scans, if estimated reproduction charges exceed $50. Payment of delinquent accounts for copies/scans previously provided may be required to obtain additional photocopies. In addition, advance payment may be required if an individual or an entity has been delinquent in payment for copies previously provided.
Some documents the department deems to have broad appeal have been mass-produced or may exist on the agency web site. These items are free to the public and include brochures from NDEQ and EPA, annual reports, rules and regulations, news releases and other documents.
Requests that require research or assembly of information that has not been compiled are beyond the scope of the public records statute.
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Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509