EPA Records Schedule 459
Status: Final, 02/01/2007
Title: Conferences, Seminars, Associations, and Societies Files
Program: All Programs
Function: 305-109-02-04 - Provide Public Information, Education and Outreach
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.
Includes records related to the participation or sponsorship of EPA staff in professional associations, societies, and related groups. Records consist of conference literature, trip reports, meeting agendas and arrangements, evaluations, copies of papers and other materials collected during participation, and other related records.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at end of calendar year.
Destroy 2 years after file closure.
Records pertaining to planning, preparing, arranging and conducting training programs are scheduled as EPA 200. Presentations are covered in EPA 140 - Speeches and Testimony.
Previous schedule items combined into this schedule were for the following programs: Intergovernmental Liaison, Emergency and Remedial Response, Research and Development, Research and Development Laboratories, Radiation, and Information and Resources Management. Specific item numbers are cited below.
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 deleted 08/21/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
EPA 140, EPA 200
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
NC-412-75-6/11, NC1-412-77-5/17, NC1-412-78-2/9, NC1-412-78-3/12, NC1-412-78-7/2, NC1-412-85-4/12, NC1-412-85-10/10, NC1-412-85-22/17, NC1-412-85-23/12, N1-412-86-1/11, N1-412-86-3/19, N1-412-94-2/44
EPA Approval: 01/09/2006
NARA Approval: 05/13/2006