EPA Records Schedule 092
Status: Final, 05/31/2007
Title: Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Facility Plans
Function: 104-008-01 - EPA Emergency Prevention
NARA Disposal Authority:
This schedule authorizes the disposition of the record copy in any media (media neutral), excluding any records already in electronic form. Records designated for permanent retention must be transferred to the National Archives in accordance with NARA standards at the time of transfer.
Records detail prevention programs submitted by owners and operators of facilities, submitted to regional offices as required by regulations. Includes plans and amendments prescribed by the Regional Administrator. Also includes inspection data forms without violations.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records upon completion of amendment implementation or end of year.
Destroy 5 years after file closure.
Removal actions for oil spill sites are scheduled as EPA 481 and enforcement actions as EPA 480.
Records containing sensitive information must be shredded or otherwise definitively destroyed to protect confidentiality.
Specific legal citations include:
- Federal Water Pollution Control Act, Sections 311(j)(1)(C), 311(j)(2), 501(a)
- 40 CFR 112
Reasons for Disposition:
The disposition instructions have been rewritten as media neutral to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's electronic recordkeeping system. The retention has not changed.
Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/15/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
EPA 480, EPA 481
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 11/02/2006
NARA Approval: 04/18/2007