Welcome to the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality’s mission is to protect the quality of Nebraska’s environment – our air, land, and water resources. We enforce regulations and provide assistance, but to fully accomplish this vital mission we need your assistance. We encourage you to work with us to ensure future generations can use and enjoy the precious natural resources we enjoy today. More information is available by going to Monthly Metrics and Annual Report .
Waste Grant Applications Accepted
Jan. 2 to Feb 13 for 6-Month Term
Jan. 4, 2019 -- Applications for this round of Waste Reduction and Recycling Incentive (WRR) grants are now available online. Applications are being accepted until February 13. 2019. This round of WRR grants will be awarded for a six-month period, starting July 1, 2019.