EPA Records Schedule 131
Status: Final, 05/31/2008
Title: Environmental Impact Assessments of Nongovernmental Activities in Antarctica
Program: Federal Activities
Function: 108-025-08 - Compliance and Enforcement
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.
Contains information related to the assessment of the environmental impact of nongovernment activities, including tourism, on Antarctica. Documentation includes preliminary environmental review memoranda (PERMs), initial environmental evaluations (IEEs), and comprehensive environmental evaluations (CEEs) which are completed by operators of nongovernmental expeditions organized in or proceeding from the United States to Antarctica. Includes original and revised submissions from operators, reviews and comments, findings, correspondence, and related documents.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at the completion of the record of decision or withdrawal by the operator.
Destroy 10 years after file closure.
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 was deleted 08/16/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Office of Federal Activities
- Contact: Aimee S. Hessert
- Telephone: 202-564-0993
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 05/24/2007
NARA Approval: 04/04/2008