Nebraska Revised Statute 76-3308

Chapter 76


Pipeline carrier; compliance with federal and state laws; plant, seed, and mulch use.

(1) A pipeline carrier shall ensure that all reclamation, including, but not limited to, choice of seed mixes, method of reseeding, and weed and erosion control measures and monitoring, is conducted in accordance with the Federal Seed Act, 7 U.S.C. 1551 et seq., the Nebraska Seed Law, and the Noxious Weed Control Act.

(2) A pipeline carrier shall ensure that genetically appropriate and locally adapted native plant materials and seeds are used based on site characteristics and surrounding vegetation as determined by a preconstruction site inventory.

(3) A pipeline carrier shall ensure that mulch is installed as required by site contours, seeding methods, or weather conditions or when requested by a landowner.

Cross References

  • Nebraska Seed Law, see section 81-2,147.
  • Noxious Weed Control Act, see section 2-945.01.