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National Records Management Program Intranet [EPA only]

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Welcome to EPA Records. Here you will find information about EPA records policies and tools for managing records which is available to the public. EPA’s final records schedules are also posted here.

EPA staff should go to the EPA records intranet pages for the most comprehensive and up to date records management information, available to EPA only: intranet.epa.gov/records.

The Federal Records Act (44 U.S.C. 31) and other statutes require all federal agencies to create records that document their activities, file records for safe storage and efficient retrieval, and dispose of records according to Agency schedules. more>>

Policy & Guidance
EPA records management directives and memoranda.

Laws & Statutes
Federal records management authorities.

EPA's official policy on how long to keep Agency records (retention) and what to do with them afterwards (disposition).

Quick references, detailed guides, and forms for performing records management tasks.

Related Links
Web resources from EPA, other federal agencies, and records organizations.

Glossary, Abbreviations and Acronyms
Common records management terms, abbreviations and acronyms defined.

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