§ 81-1501 Department; declaration of legislative purpose
§ 81-1502 Terms, defined
§ 81-1503 Environmental Quality Council; membership; appointment; compensation; expenses; Director of Environment and Energy; appointment; oath; duties
§ 81-1504 Department; powers; duties
§ 81-1504.01 Department; reports required; contents
§ 81-1504.02 Department; establish telephone line
§ 81-1504.03 Grants or loans; restrictions
§ 81-1505 Council; rules and regulations; standards of air, land, and water quality
§ 81-1505.01 Environmental Cash Fund; created; use; investment
§ 81-1505.02 Mineral exploration holes; rules and regulations
§ 81-1505.03 Small Business Compliance Advisory Panel; created; members; duties; expenses
§ 81-1505.04 Annual emission fee; payment;amount; adjustment; allocation of costs; department; duties; report
§ 81-1505.05 Clean Air Title V Cash Fund; created; use; investment
§ 81-1505.06 Air quality construction permit; fees; Air Quality Permit Cash Fund; created; use; investment
§ 81-1506 Unlawful acts
§ 81-1507 Director; violations; hearings; orders
§ 81-1508 Violations of Environmental Protection Act, Integrated Solid Waste Management Act, or Livestock Waste Management Act; civil penalties; injunctions
§ 81-1508.01 Violations of Environmental Protection Act, Integrated Solid Waste Management Act, or Livestock Waste Management Act; criminal penalties
§ 81-1508.02 Unlawful acts; civil penalty
§ 81-1509 Appeal; procedure
§ 81-1510 Director; voluntary compliance; records
§ 81-1511 Department; inspections; search warrants
§ 81-1512 Department; emergency powers
§ 81-1513 Variances from rules or regulations; notice; conditions for granting; appeal
§ 81-1514 Land resources; public policy
§ 81-1515 Dredge and Fill Cash Fund; created; use; investment
§ 81-1516 Refuse, garbage, and rubbish; disposal; conditions
§ 81-1517 Political subdivision; permits; department; powers; evaluation and determination of terms and conditions; factors
§ 81-1518 Environmental Infrastructure Sustainability Fund; created; use; investment
§ 81-1519 Political subdivision; evaluation; application fee; costs; refund
§ 81-1520 Political subdivision; evaluation; fee schedule
§ 81-1521.08 Hazardous waste; terms, defined
§ 81-1521.09 Hazardous waste; commercial hazardous waste management facility; notice of intent to apply for permit; fee; site review committee; director; appoint designee
§ 81-1521.10 Hazardous waste; site review committee; membership
§ 81-1521.11 Hazardous waste; site review committee; meetings; officers; professional facilitator
§ 81-1521.12 Hazardous waste; department; provide staff; applicant; pay expenses
§ 81-1521.13 Hazardous waste; site review committee; consider factors; enumerated
§ 81-1521.14 Hazardous waste; site review committee; issue report; contents
§ 81-1521.15 Commercial hazardous waste management facility; application for permit
§ 81-1521.16 Commercial hazardous waste management facility; application; hearing by local governing body
§ 81-1521.17 Commercial hazardous waste management facility; notice of hearing; decision by local governing body
§ 81-1521.18 Commercial hazardous waste management facility; appeal of decision
§ 81-1521.19 Commercial hazardous waste management facility; approval; director; duties
§ 81-1521.20 Commercial hazardous waste management facility; publication of notice; additional hearing; permit; issuance; conditions
§ 81-1521.21 Commercial hazardous waste management facility; permittee; financial responsibility and insurance
§ 81-1521.22 Commercial hazardous waste management facility permit; expiration; renewal
§ 81-1521.23 Commercial hazardous waste management facility permit; revocation; when
§ 81-1523 Accumulation of junk; unlawful
§ 81-1524 Accumulation of junk; investigation; removal; notice
§ 81-1525 Accumulation of junk; failure to remove; violation; penalty
§ 81-1526 Rules and regulations; provisions applicable; exceptions
§ 81-1527 Records and information; confidential use
§ 81-1528 Act; political subdivision exempt; when; council; rules and regulations
§ 81-1529 Act, how construed
§ 81-1531.01 Act, how construed
§ 81-1531.02 Uranium mining; department; regulatory duties; prohibited methods; enforcement
§ 81-1532 Act, how cited

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Environmental Protection Act

  • Acquire: when used in connection with a grant of power or property right to any person shall include the purchase, grant, gift, devise, bequest, and obtaining by eminent domain. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Action: shall include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Attorney: shall mean attorney at law. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Chief executive officer: shall mean the mayor, city manager, or chairperson of the board of trustees of a municipality. See Nebraska Statutes 81-1521.08
  • Commercial hazardous waste management facility: shall mean a hazardous waste management facility which accepts hazardous waste for treatment, storage, or disposal which is generated by any person other than the person which owns or operates such facility. See Nebraska Statutes 81-1521.08
  • Committee: shall mean the specific site review committee established in response to a notice of intent filed pursuant to section 81-1521. See Nebraska Statutes 81-1521.08
  • Company: shall include any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, joint-stock company, joint venture, or association. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Domestic: when applied to corporations shall mean all those created by authority of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Hazardous waste management facility: shall mean all contiguous land, and structures, other appurtenances, and improvements on the land, used for the treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous waste. See Nebraska Statutes 81-1521.08
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Municipality: shall mean an incorporated city or village. See Nebraska Statutes 81-1521.08
  • Oath: shall include affirmation in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: shall include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Person shall: include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Process: shall mean a summons, subpoena, or notice to appear issued out of a court in the course of judicial proceedings. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: shall include territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Violate: shall include failure to comply with. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Year: shall mean calendar year. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801