Nebraska Title V regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Nebraska Title V: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Non-Title V operating permits:

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Operating permits: Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) 129-5-001.02, NAC 129-5-001.03, NAC 129-5-002.02, and NAC 129-7-007 and NAC 129-7-008

Synthetic minor operating permits: NAC 129-5-001.03

Title V operating permits: NAC 129-5, NAC 129-7 to 129-9, NAC 129-12 to NAC 129-15, and 40 CFR 70 Appendix A

Applicability: NAC 129-5 and 40 CFR 70 Appendix A

Application content: NAC 129-7-006 and NAC 129-7-008

Action on the application: NAC 129-7-003, NAC 129-7-011, NAC 129-13, and NAC 129-14

Regulatory Agency

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) Air Quality Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality’s (NDEQ) Title V operating permit program mirrors the federal requirements, with a few minor differences. Nebraska’s Title V operating permit program received full approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), effective August 16, 1999. EPA has also approved a Title V permitting threshold for greenhouse gas emissions that is consistent with the current federal requirements. See the national section TITLE V for more information on the federal requirements.

· Administration and enforcement. NDEQ’s Air Quality Division administers and enforces the Title V program in Nebraska.

State Requirements

NON-TITLE V OPERATING PERMITS

Operating Permits

NAC 129-5-001.02, NAC 129-5-001.03, NAC 129-5-002.02, and NAC 129-7-007 and NAC 129-7-008

For sources not subject to Title V operating permitting requirements for major sources, a minor source permit, referred to as a Class II permit, is required to operate any source exceeding the established ...


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