EPA Records Schedule 219
Status: Final, 08/31/2010
Title: Radon Action Files
Function: 108-025-01-03 - Manage Indoor Air Quality
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 document the management and oversight of the Radon State Grant program and the regional Radon Training Centers and technical assistance related to radon problem assessment, mitigation, and prevention. Consists of health risk surveys and data, reports, public notices and information, instructional materials, records of communication, and related correspondence.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at end of year.
Destroy 10 years after file closure.
Copies of grant documents may be filed in this series; the official record copy is scheduled as EPA 003. See EPA 200 for disposition information on training materials.
Specific legal citations include:
- Indoor Radon Abatement Act (Title III of the Toxic Substances Control Act), Section 301, et seq.
- Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, Section 118(k)
- Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1988, Section 1091
Reasons for Disposition:
The following change was made in the 08/31/2010 version:
- Expanded applicability from regions to Agency-wide to cover similar records maintained in the Radiation and Indoor Environments National Laboratory.
The disposition instructions have been rewritten as media neutral to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's recordkeeping system. The retention has not changed.
Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/17/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
EPA 003, EPA 200
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 07/18/2007
NARA Approval: 08/07/2008