The Department of Environmental Quality and the commission shall, during the course of their regular inspections required by law, inspect warehouses for conditions which are or may be conducive to grain dust explosions. Such conditions shall include, but not be limited to, the presence at the warehouse of excessive grain dust, faulty equipment, or any other condition which could reasonably lead to an explosion if not corrected. The department and commission shall report any such condition to the State Fire Marshal as soon as practicable after each inspection.


  • Laws 1987, LB 164, § 26;
  • Laws 1993, LB 3, § 73.

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes 88-550

  • Commission: means the Public Service Commission. See Nebraska Statutes 88-526
  • Grain: means wheat, corn, oats, soybeans, barley, rye, flax, or sorghum which has not been processed or packaged for the purpose of distribution as seed, including, but not limited to, edible beans, whole corn plant pellets, alfalfa pellets, millet, sunflower seed, safflower seed, and any other bulk pelleted agricultural storable commodity. See Nebraska Statutes 88-526
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Warehouse: means any grain elevator, mill, grist mill, building, or receptacle in which grain is held in storage for more than ten consecutive days. See Nebraska Statutes 88-526