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Region 7 Air Program

Serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and 9 Tribal Nations


Nebraska Air Permitting Agencies

NSR Rules
Tribal Minor Source Review
State Minor Source Review
Review of New Sources and Modifications
State PSD Guidelines
Federal PSD Program
Emission Offset Interpretative Ruling
Federal Procedures for Decisionmaking
Region 7 NSR Contacts
Mark Smith
Chief, Air Permitting and Compliance Branch
smith.marka@epa.gov
(913) 551-7876

David Peter
Iowa NSR Coordinator
peter.david@epa.gov
(913) 551-7397

Ward Burns
Kansas NSR Coordinator
burns.ward@epa.gov
(913) 551-7960

Robert Cheever
Missouri NSR Coordinator
cheever.robert@epa.gov
(913) 551-7980

Pat Scott
Nebraska NSR Coordinator
scott.patriciaa@epa.gov
(913) 551-7312

Bob Webber
Tribal NSR Coordinator
webber.robert@epa.gov
(913) 551-7251

Jon Knodel
knodel.jon@epa.gov
(913) 551-7622



Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Air Quality Division
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Statehouse Station
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922
(402) 471-2186

Responsibilities
Major source PSD, nonattainment, and minor source permitting, state-wide, except in Indian Country, Omaha, and Lincoln-Lancaster County

Contact
David Graivier
David.Gravier@nebraska.gov
(402) 471-4159

State Approved Permitting Rules
Title 129, Chapter 17 [Construction Permits], Title 129, Chapter 19 [PSD]

Federally Approved Permitting Rules
Chapter 17, Chapter 19

Quick Links
Construction Permits Website, Public Notices, Construction Permits, Permit Forms, Title 129 Air Quality Regulations


Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department
Air Programs
3140 "N" Street
Lincoln, Nebraska 68510
(402) 441-8021

Responsibilities
Minor source permitting, major source PSD permitting and major source nonattainment permitting, as a delegated agent of NDEQ, in Lincoln-Lancaster County; except for any sources located in Indian Country

Contact
Gary Bergstrom
gbergstrom@lincoln.ne.gov
(402) 441-6202

County Approved Permitting Rules
Article 2 Regulations and Standards, Section 17

State Approved Permitting Rules
Title 129, Chapter 17 [Construction Permits], Title 129, Chapter 19 [PSD]

Federally Approved Permitting Rules
Chapter 17, Chapter 19

Quick Links
Construction Permits Website, Public Notices, Construction Permits, Permit Forms


Omaha Public Works Department
Air Quality Control Division
5600 South 10th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68107
(402) 444-6015

Responsibilities
Minor source permitting, major source PSD permitting and major source nonattainment permitting, as a delegated agent of NDEQ, in Omaha; except for any sources located in Indian Country

Contact
John Mayne
jmayne@ci.omaha.ne.us
(402) 444-6015 x217

State Approved Permitting Rules
Title 129, Chapter 17 [Construction Permits], Title 129, Chapter 19 [PSD]

Federally Approved Permitting Rules
Chapter 17, Chapter 19

Quick Links
Construction Permits Website, Public Notices, Construction Permits, Permit Forms


Air Permitting and Compliance Branch
U.S. EPA Region 7
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219
(913) 551-7020

Responsibilities
Minor, major and nonattainment source permitting in Indian Country, including
Iowa Tribe, Omaha Tribe, Ponca Tribe, Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri, Santee Sioux Nation, Winnebago Tribe

Contact
Bob Webber
webber.robert@epa.gov
(913) 551-7251

Federal Rules
40 CFR 52.21 (PSD), Tribal Permitting (40 CFR 49.151-49.173)

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