Livestock Waste Management Act (Nebraska)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Nebraska

Applies to States or Provinces Nebraska
Name Livestock Waste Management Act (Nebraska)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


This statute establishes the animal feeding operation permitting program and gives the Department of Environmental Quality the authority to administer the state permitting program. Permits are required for the construction, expansion, or modification of an animal feeding operation or a livestock waste control facility. Permit applications will be evaluated based on the potential pollutant discharges into waters of the state as well as general facility siting, Additional regulations adopted by the Environmental Quality Council are listed in the Nebraska Administrative Code, Title 130.

Policy Contact

Department Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Division Livestock Waste
Address 1200 "N" Street, Suite 400 P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68509

Phone 402-471-2186
Fax 402-471-2909

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Neb. Rev. Stat. 54-2416 to 54-2438
Date Effective 1999
Date Enacted 1998

Authority 2: 81-15xx
Date Effective 2003-2004

Authority 3: Nebraska Administrative Code 130
Date Effective 2006