Floodplain Management (Nebraska)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Nebraska|
|Name||Floodplain Management (Nebraska)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Nebraska Department of Natural Resources|
|Applicable Jurisdiction||Opt-in: Local governments in flood-prone areas are encouraged to participate in the national flood insurance program.|
This statute contains information on floodplain assessment and flood prevention measures required by the Department of Natural Resources. All facilities that are owned or financed by the state, or constructed on state lands, must take active steps to prevent and minimize flood hazards and maintain the state's eligibility for flood insurance. Upon receipt of sufficient data and maps from the Department or a federal agency, local governments are asked to promulgate and implement effective flood plain management regulations and other flood plain management practices.
|Contact Name||Shuhai Zheng|
|Department||Nebraska Department of Natural Resources|
|Division||Floodplain and Dam Safety|
|Address||301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68509-4676|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Neb. Rev. Stat. 31-10xx|