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EPA Records Schedule 093

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 05/31/2007

Title: Oil Removal Contingency Plans

Program: Oil

Applicability: Regions

Function: 104-008-02 - EPA Emergency Preparedness

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.


Consists of state, local, and regional contingency plans for oil removal, providing for the coordination of the total response to an oil discharge so that contingency organizations can function independently, in conjunction with each other, or in conjunction with the National and Regional Response Teams established by the National Oil and Hazardous Materials Pollution Contingency Plan. Copies are widely distributed to state, local, and other federal agencies.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a: Record copy


Programs should retain only current version of each jurisdictional plan.

Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications was deleted 08/15/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.

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.


Multiple units

Related Schedules:

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:


Entry: 06/21/1993

EPA Approval: 11/02/2006

NARA Approval: 04/18/2007

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