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Government Agencies

The following officials and governmental agencies are involved in Nebraska water issues. Their names and contact information are posted here for your convenience:

Governor

Pete Ricketts, State of Nebraska
State Capitol Office of the Governor
PO Box 94848,
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2244
Fax: (402) 471-6031

Lt. Governor

Mike Foley, State of Nebraska
State Capitol Office of the Lt. Governor
PO Box 94863,
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2256
Fax: (402) 471-6031

Legislature

The Natural Resources Committee is one of 14 standing committees of the Legislature. For more information about the committee go to: http://news.legislature.ne.gov/nat/

Senator Dan Hughes, Chairperson

Email: dhughes@leg.ne.gov

Members of the Natural Resources Committee:

Sen. Joni Albrecht
Sen. Bruce Bostelman
Sen. Suzanne Geist
Sen. Rick Kolowski
Sen. John McCollister
Sen. Dan Quick
Sen. Lynne Walz

State agencies that deal with water issues

Department of Natural Resources
Jeff Fassett, Director
301 Centennial Mall
PO Box 94676
Lincoln, NE 68509-4676
(402) 471-2363
Fax: (402) 471-2900
jeff.fassett@nebraska.gov

Department of Agriculture
Gregory Ibach, director
Email: Gregory.ibach@nebraska.gov

Senators and Representatives:

US Senator Deb Fischer
Website: http://fischer.senate.gov.

US Senator Mike Johanns
Website: http://johanns.senate.gov

Senators and Representatives:

Website: Fortenberry, Jeff, Nebraska, 1st
Website: Terry, Lee, Nebraska, 2nd
Website: Smith, Adrian, Nebraska, 3rd

School of Natural Resources
University of Nebraska Lincoln
John P Carroll
903 Hardin Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0989
(402) 472-8368
jcarr0112@unI.edu

Conservation and Survey Division
School of Natural Resources
Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska 68583-0961
(402) 472-3471
Fax: (402) 472-2946

Department of Environmental Quality
Jim Macy, Director
1200 N st, Ste 400,
PO Box 98922
Lincoln, NE 68509-8922
(402) 471-2186
Fax: (402) 471-2909
jim.macy@nebraska.gov

Game & Parks Commission
Jim Douglas, Director
2200 N. 33rd Street
P. O. Box 30370
Lincoln, NE 68503-0370
(402) 471-0641
Fax: (402) 471-5528
Website: www.outdoornebraska.gov

Department of Health & Human Services
Sue Semerena, Administrator
Environmental Health Unit
301 Centennial Mall
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
(402) 471-0928
Fax: (402) 471-0169
marysue.semerena@nebraska.gov

Federal agencies that deal with water issues

Bureau of Reclamation
Michael L. Connor
Commissioner
Dept. of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240-0001
(202) 513-0501
Fax: (201) 513-0314
mconnor@usbr.gov

Aaron Thompson Area Manager
NE-KS Area Office
203 W. Second
P. O. Box 1607
Grand Island, NE 68802-1607
(308) 389-5301
Fax: (308) 389-4780
athompson@gp.usbr.gov

Mike Ryan
Regional Director
Great Plains Region
316 N. 26th Street
P. O. Box 36900
Billings, MT 59107-6900
(406) 247-7600
Fax: (406) 247-7604
myran@usbr.gov

Marvin Swanda
Field Office Manager
1706 W. 3rd Street
McCook, NE 69001
(308) 345-1027
mswanda@gp.usbr.gov

Corps of Engineers
Public Affairs Office
Omaha District
106 S. 15th Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Farm Service Agency
Dan Steinkruger
State Executive Director
7131 A Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
(402) 437-5581
Fax: (402) 437-5280
molly.tebo@usda.gov

Fish and Wildlife Service
State Office
203 W. 2nd Street
Grand Island, NE 68801
(308) 382-6468, ext. 12
Fax: (308) 384-8835

Fish and Wildlife Service
National Office
Sam Hamilton
Main Interior Building
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240
(202) 208-4717
Fax: (202) 208-6965

Natural Resources Conversation Service
Local Office
Stephen Chick
State Conservationist
100 Centennial Mall N
Room 152
Lincoln, NE 68508-3866
(402) 437-5300
Fax: (402) 437-4327
steve.chick@ne.usda.gov

Natural Resources Conversation Service
National Office
Dave White
Chief of NRCS
14th & Independence Ave.
Room 5105A-S
Washington, DC 20013
(202) 720-7246
Fax: (202) 720-7690
dave.white@usda.gov

United States Geological Service
Local Office
Robert Swanson, District Chief
5231 S. 19th Street
Lincoln, NE 68512
(402) 328-4100
Fax: (402) 328-4101
rswanson@usgs.gov

United States Geological Service
National Office
Marcia McNutt, Director
John Powell Federal Building
12201 Sunrive Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20192
(703) 648-7411