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May 8, 2008

Marla Augustine, DHHS, Communications and Legislative Services – (402-471-4047)


DHHS to Hold Hearing May 15 in Lincoln

Regarding decontamination of property used for a methamphetamine laboratory

Lincoln – The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health will hold a public hearing May 15, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. CT. The hearing will take place in Lincoln at the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lower Level Conference Room ‘A.’

The hearing is being held to accept comments on proposed new regulations to establish requirements and procedures a property owner must follow in the decontamination of property used for human habitation and known to have been a methamphetamine laboratory.

Anyone may attend and comment at the hearings or submit comments in writing. Written comments must be postmarked or received by 5:00 p.m. CT, May 17, 2008. They should be sent to DHHS Regulatory Analysis and Integration, 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509; faxed to 402-742-2382; or e-mailed to

If auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in a hearing, please call 402-471-9022. Persons with hearing impairments may call the DHHS at 402-471-9570 (voice and TDD) or the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or 800-833-7352 TDD.

Draft regulations and DHHS hearing notices are available online at: