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NDEE Invites Comments on Air Permit Conditions I and II

Public Meeting on March 4, Comments Accepted Through March 6, 2020


Updated Feb.19, 2020 -- NDEE is conducting a periodic review and update of the standardized Conditions I and II used in air quality construction permits (CP) and air quality operating permits (OP). These changes unify permit conditions and streamline the CP and OP permitting processes. Web links to the draft restructured conditions language are below.

NDEE has scheduled a meeting, open to the public, starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, to discuss the proposed changes. The meeting will held at the NDEE, 1200 N Street (The Atrium), in Lincoln. If attending, you will need to check in as a visitor at the NDEE main office entrance on the 4th floor. Persons not able to attend in person may participate online via Webex web conferencing. Use the following link to register for and join the event: https://nvcn-cio.webex.com/nvcn-cio/onstage/g.php?MTID=e29df9354e7bc93a4288ac9d857e3681e

NDEE is soliciting comments from interested parties during the comment period ending March 6, 2020. NDEE will review and consider all comments received as the agency continues to streamline standardized air quality permit Conditions I and II.

To submit comments, you may contact the NDEE by email ndeq.airquality@nebraska.gov (note that email address still includes “ndeq”) or by mail submitted to the attention of David Christensen, NDEE Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.

As a follow-up to the February 4, 2020, Air News Update, the NDEE has added to the website the following redlined updates of the Conditions I and II documents to address earlier comments received and to help facilitate discussion at the public meeting on March 4. .Below are draft restructured standard conditions:

SizeFile Name
30 KB 2020 STANDARD CONDITIONS - 2-12-2020.docx
33 KB Class I - II.GENERAL OPERATING PERMIT CONDITIONS - 2-19-2020.docx
26 KB Class II -II.GENERAL OPERATING PERMIT CONDITIONS - 2-19-2020.docx
19 KB CP-II.GENERAL CONSTRUCTION PERMIT CONDITIONS - 2-19-2020.docx