Governing Law and Regulations
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Waste Management Division RCRA Program
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Nebraska follows the federal hazardous waste accumulation time rules that allow generators to accumulate hazardous waste on-site without a permit for specific periods of time. See the national section ACCUMULATION TIME to review the specific time periods applicable to each type of generator. For generator on-site hazardous waste storage requirements, see the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE.
· Administration and enforcement. DEQ’s Waste Management Division administers and enforces the accumulation time regulations in Nebraska.