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Region 7 Air Program

Serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and 9 Tribal Nations

Nebraska

EPA Approved Nebraska Regulations
40 CFR 52.1420(c)

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Title 129 Nebraska Air Quality Regulations
Title 115 Rules of Practice and Procedure

Local Agency Ordinances

EPA has approved rules and regulations for two local air pollution control agencies in Nebraska. To view these Federally approved ordinances, select the geographic area of interest.
Lincoln-Lancaster County Air Pollution Control Program
City of Omaha

EPA Approved Nebraska Source Specific Requirements
40 CFR 52.1420(d)

52.1420(d) Company City Document File Info
(1) Gould Omaha Amended Administrative Order 4 pp, 170 KB
(2) ASARCO Omaha Amended Compliance and Compliance Order 67 pp, 1.66 MB
(3) Nebraska Public Power District Sutherland Permit CP-07-0050 Implementing NOx BART for Gerald Gentleman Unit 2 8 pp, 120 KB
(4) Omaha Public Power District Nebraska City Permit CP-07-0049 Implementing NOx BART for Nebraska City Unit 1 7 pp, 110 KB

EPA Approved Nonregulatory Provisions an Quasi-regulatory Measures
40 CFR 52.1420(e)

52.1420(e) Name of nonregulatory SIP provision Applicable geographic or nonattainmant area State submittal date EPA approval date Explanation
(1) Air Quality Implementation Plan Statewide 1/28/72 5/31/72, 37 FR 10842
(2) Confirmation That the State Does Not Have Air Quality Control Standards Based on Attorney General's Disapproval Statewide 4/25/72 5/31/72, 37 FR 10842
(3) Request for Two-Year Extension to Meet the Primary NOx Standard Omaha 1/24/72 7/27/72, 37 FR 15080
(4) Clarification of Section 11 of the State's Plan Statewide 2/16/72 7/27/72, 37 FR 15080
(5) Letters Clarifying the Application of the State's Emergency Episode Rule Omaha 10/2/72 5/14/73, 38 FR 12696
(6) Analysis of Ambient Air Quality in Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Recommendations for Air Quality Maintenance Areas Omaha, Lincoln, Sioux City 5/9/74 6/2/75, 40 FR 23746 [FRL 369-8].
(7) Amended State Law (LB1029) Giving the Department of Environmental Quality Authority to Require Monitoring of Emissions, Reporting of Emissions and Release of Emissions Data Statewide 2/10/76 6/23/76, 41 FR 25898 [FRL 564-5].
(8) Air Monitoring Plan Statewide 6/19/81 10/6/81, 46 FR 49122 [A-7-FRL-1933-1].
(9) TSP Nonattainment Plan Douglas and Cass Counties 9/25/80
8/9/82
3/28/83, 48 FR 12715 [EPA Action NE 129; A-7-FRL 2302-8].
(10) Plan for Intergovernmental Consultation and Coordination and for Public Notification Statewide 8/9/82 7/5/83, 48 FR 30631 [EPA Action NE 1123; A-7-FRL 2353-7].
(11) Lead Plan Statewide except Omaha 1/9/81, 8/5/81, 1/11/83 11/29/83, 48 FR 53697 [AD-FRL 2479-3; EPA Action NE 1122]. The plan was approved except that portion pertaining to Omaha.
(12) Lead Nonattainment Plan Omaha 7/24/84, 11/17/83, 8/1/84 1/31/85, 50 FR 4510 [NE 1418; A-7-FRL-2768-3].
(13) CO Nonattainment Plan Omaha 4/3/85 9/15/86, 51 FR 32640 [A-7-FRL-3065-7].
(14) CO Nonattainment Plan Lincoln 4/3/850 9/19/86, 51 FR 33264 [A-7-FRL-3082-8].
(15) Revised Lead Nonattainment Plan Omaha 2/2/87 8/3/87, 52 FR 28694 [A-7-FRL-3238-2].
(16) Letter Pertaining to NOx Rules and Analysis Which Certifies the Material Became Effective on February 20, 1991 Statewide 7/2/91, 56 FR 30335 4/17/81, 46 FR 22368 [FRL-3968-7] State submittal date is date of the letter.
(17) Small Business Assistance Program Statewide 11/12/92 8/30/93, 58 FR 45452 [NE-4-1-5861; FRL-4694-6].
(18) Class II Operating Permit Program Including Letter Committing to Submit Information to RACT/BACT/LAER Clearinghouse, Letter Regarding Availability of State Operating Permits to the EPA and Specified Emissions Limits in Permits, and Letter Regarding the Increase in New Source Review Thresholds Statewide 2/16/94 1/4/95, 60 FR 372 [NE-6-1-6445a; FRL-5115-3].
(19) Letter from City of Omaha Regarding Authority to Implement Section 112(l) and Letter from the State Regarding Rule Omissions and PSD Program Implementation Omaha, Lincoln 9/13/95, 11/9/95 2/14/96, 61 FR 5725 [NE-9-1-7220b, FRL-5409-8]. State submittal dates are dates of letters.
(20) Lincoln Municipal Code, Chapter 8.06.140 and 8.06.145 City of Lincoln 2/5/99 1/20/00, 65 FR 3130 [NE 071-1071a, FRL-6521-6].
(21) Lancaster Co. Resolution 5069, Sections 12 and 13 Lancaster County 2/5/99 1/20/00, 65 FR 3130 [NE 071-1071a, FRL-6521-6].
(22) Nebraska Lead Maintenance SIP Omaha 1/18/01 4/20/01, 66 FR 20196 [Region 7 Tracking No. 0124-1124(b), FRL-6968-5].
(23) CAA 110(1)(2)(D)(i) SIP—Interstate Transport Statewide 5/18/07 12/17/07, 72 FR 71245 [EPA-R07-OAR-2007-1128, FRL-8507-1].
(24) Section 110(a)(2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 1997 8-Hour Ozone NAAQS Statewide 12/7/07 7/8/11, 76 FR 40258 [EPA-R07-OAR-2011-0310, FRL-9434-4]. This action addresses the following CAA elements as applicable: 110(a)(2)(A), (B), (C), (D)(ii), (E), (F), (G), (H), (J), (K), (L), and (M).
(25) Regional haze plan for the first implementation period Statewide 6/30/11 7/6/12, 77 FR 40150 [EPA-R07-OAR-2012-0158; FRL-9689-2]. The plan was approved except for that portion pertaining to SO2 BART for Nebraska Public Power District, Gerald Gentleman Units 1 and 2, and the portion of the long-term strategy addressing the SO2 BART measures for these Units.
(26) Section 110(a)(2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2008 Pb NAAQS Statewide 10/18/11 10/21/14, 79 FR 62832 [EPA-R07-OAR-2014-0685; FRL-9918-13-Region 7]. This action addresses the following CAA elements: 110(a)(2)(A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G), (H), (J), (K), (L), and (M).
(27) Section 128 Declaration: Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Representation and Conflicts of Interest Provisions, Section 49-1493(13) of the NE Political Accountability and Disclosure Act and Chapter 2 of Title 4, NE Accountability and Disclosure Commission Statewide 8/22/13 10/21/14, 79 FR 62832 [EPA-R07-OAR-2014-0685; FRL-9918-13-Region 7]. This declaration is contained within Nebraska's 2010 Sulfur Dioxide NAAQS Infrastructure SIP submission concerning Section 110(a)(2)(E) of the CAA.
(28) Cross State Air Pollution Rule-State-Determined Allowance Allocations for the 2016 control periods Statewide 3/30/15 9/15/15, 80 FR 55267 [EPA-R07-OAR-2015-0565; FRL-9932-84-Region 7].
(29) Section 110(a)(2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2008 O3 NAAQS Statewide 2/11/13 9/15/15, 80 FR 55266 [EPA-R07-OAR-2015-0270; Region 7] This action addresses the following CAA elements 110(a)(2)(A), (B), (C), (D)(i)(II), (D)(ii), (E), (F), (G), (H), (J), (K), (L), and (M).
(30) Section 110(a)(2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 1997 and 2006 PM2.5 NAAQS Statewide 4/3/08 8/29/11 8/27/15, 80 FR 51954 [This action addresses the following CAA elements 110(a)(2)(A), (B), (C), (D)(i)(II), (D)(ii), (E), (F), (G), (H), (J), (K), (L), and (M).
(31) Section 110(a)(2) Infrastructure Requirements for the 2008 O3 NAAQS Statewide 2/11/13 1/11/16, 81 FR 1122 [EPA-R07-OAR-2015-0710; 9941-04-Region 7] This action addresses the following CAA elements: 110(a)(2)(D)(i) (I)-Prongs 1 and 2.

SIP Plan Summaries

ASARCO (Omaha) Lead Redesignation Plan

Additional Resources

  • Instructions on how to use this reference.

  • Full compilation of Federally approved Nebraska rules, in "zipped", Adobe PDF format.

  • "Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans" for Nebraska, 40 CFR Part 52, Subpart CC
Nebraska Links
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