Nebraska Administrative Code
Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy

Title 122 - Rules and Regulations for Underground Injection and Mineral Production Wells
Chapter 9 - Emergency Permits

001 Notwithstanding any other provision of these regulations, the Director may temporarily permit a specific underground injection which has not otherwise been authorized or permitted if an imminent and substantial endangerment to the health and safety of persons will result unless an emergency permit is granted.

002 Any emergency permit shall be for no longer term than required to prevent the hazard or 90 days, whichever is less.

003 Notice of any emergency permit under this Chapter shall be made public within ten days of the issuance of the emergency permit.

004 The Director shall condition the emergency permit to ensure that the injection will not result in the movement of fluids into an underground source of drinking water.

Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. ยงยง 81-1504(2)(11)(13)(20); 81-1505(9); 81-1507(4)

Legal Citation: Title 122, Ch. 9, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality