Agency Information

Agency Overview

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality was created pursuant to passage of the Nebraska Environmental Protection Act in 1971. Although the Department has grown and been given additional responsibilities over the years, its ongoing mission has remained the same - the protection of Nebraska’s air, land and water resources. Presently, the Agency is authorized a staffing level of 217 full-time employees.

Contact Information and Topical Directory
Contact information for the agency’s main divisions and field offices, a list of Divisions and programs, and a topical listing of agency names and phone numbers.

Careers and Employment Information
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Request Public Records / Public Records Search
The public is welcome to review the public records of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ).

Report an Environmental Pollution Problem or Complaint

Agency Annual Report
Most recent available annual report to the Legislature.

Monthly Metrics
In July 2015, NDEQ initiated a monthly metrics report. This information is provided to the Governor’s Office, is shared with NDEQ staff, and now is being presented to the public. The reason this report has been established is to measure what the agency has accomplished; to set annual and longer-term goals; and to examine these goals against accomplishments to ensure continuous process improvements.