Nebraska Revised Statute 66-1901

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66-1901. Wind measurement equipment; registration with Department of Aeronautics; data available to public; removal of equipment; report required.

(1) All wind measurement equipment associated with the development or study of wind-powered electric generation, whether owned or leased, shall be registered with the Department of Aeronautics if the equipment is at least fifty feet in height above the ground and is located outside the boundaries of any incorporated city or village.

(2)(a) On or before January 1, 2013, all such equipment installed prior to July 15, 2010, shall be either lighted, marked with balls at least twenty-one inches in diameter, painted, or modified in some other manner so it is recognizable in clear air during daylight hours from a distance of not less than two thousand feet.

(b) All such equipment installed on or after July 15, 2010, shall be either lighted or painted.

(3) The person or firm that owns or leases equipment described in subsection (1) of this section shall register it within fifteen days after July 15, 2010, in the case of equipment installed before such date or within thirty days after installation in the case of equipment installed on or after such date. Such registration shall include the equipment's exact location and height above the ground, the name of the person or firm registering the equipment, the method used to make the equipment recognizable as provided in subsection (2) of this section, and the name and telephone number of a contact person for any issues related to such equipment. Within five days after receiving such registration, the department shall make all data included in the registration available to the public.

(4) Any person or firm that removes equipment subject to the registration requirements of this section shall report the removal to the department within thirty days after such removal.