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EPA Records Schedule 137

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 05/31/2009

Title: Federal Facilities Monitoring Files

Program: All Programs

Applicability: Regions

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.

Description:

Contains information used to monitor the environmental controls in use at installations and facilities operated by the federal government, including military installations. Monitoring includes all program areas. Records consist of correspondence with the facilities, survey reports showing inventory of pollution control equipment in use, discharge, and other factors.

Excludes: Site-specific records relating to hazardous waste sites at federal facilities submitted under RCRA or CERCLA for preliminary assessments scheduled as EPA 012.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a: Record copy

Guidance:

See EPA 012 for federal agency hazardous waste compliance site files, also known as federal facilities files, for Superfund site-specific records relating to hazardous waste sites at federal facilities submitted under RCRA or CERCLA for preliminary assessments.

Reasons for Disposition:

Disposition instructions have been rewritten as media neutral to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's electronic recordkeeping system. The retention is unchanged.

Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications was deleted 08/16/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.

Custodians:

Multiple units

Related Schedules:

EPA 012

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:

NC1-412-85-19/12

Entry: 08/21/1991

EPA Approval: 09/18/2006

NARA Approval: 01/26/2007

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