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EPA Records Schedule 190

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 01/31/2011

Title: Program Policy Planning File

Program: Policy, Economics, and Innovation

Applicability: Headquarters

Function: 304-104-02 - Program Planning/Design

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.


File contains the documents relating to the work and output of the office. Program activities include formulating policies and plans in areas which cross-cut program functions, and developing and analyzing key policy and legislative issues. Records consist of correspondence and reports on energy situations and impact on environmental programs, comments on pending and proposed legislation, issue papers on construction grants program, copies of regulations, speeches, testimony for congressional hearings, investigation and project reports.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a(1): Record copy - Nonelectronic

Item a(2): Record copy - Electronic

Item a(3): Electronic copy of records transferred to the National Archives


Reasons for Disposition:

The following changes were made in the 01/31/2008 version:

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

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.


Office of the Administrator, Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation

Related Schedules:

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:


Entry: 02/26/1992

EPA Approval: 07/26/2007

NARA Approval: 01/13/2009

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