Public Hearing on New Groundwater Rules Set for January 27

A Public Hearing on a proposed modification to the Lower Loup Natural Resources District’s Groundwater Management Rules and Regulations will be held Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 4:15 p.m., at the Lower Loup Natural Resources District office, 2620 Airport Drive, Ord, Nebraska.  The proposed change to the rules and regulations would increase the cost of a new chemigation permit to $100 from the current $50. Those unable to appear at the Public Hearing or those with lengthy testimony may wish to submit their testimony in writing.  In order to be considered by the Board of Directors for the purpose of this hearing, such testimony must be received by 2:30 p.m., January 26, 2022, at the Lower Loup Natural Resources District, 2620 Airport Drive, Ord, Nebraska, 68862.

The proposed change reads like this: 

Lower Loup NRD Groundwater Management Area Rules & Regulations

RULE 18 – CHEMIGATION

Section D.

1. The application fee for a new chemigation permit is fifty dollars ($50) one hundred dollars ($100), with five dollars ($5) of this amount paid by the District to the DEE DEQ.

The Lower Loup NRD Groundwater Management Area Rules & Regulations can be found here.