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EPA Records Schedule 497

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 03/31/2009

Title: Discrimination Complaints - External

Program: Civil Rights

Applicability: Agency-wide

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.


Records relate to the civil rights violations filed by individuals or groups who allege that their civil rights have been violated by EPA-funded entities. The records include complaints, correspondence, reports, exhibits, notices, depositions, transcripts, and other related documents.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a: Record copy


Environmental Appeals Board case files are covered under EPA 083.

Legal citations include:

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 08/22/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.


Multiple units

Related Schedules:

EPA 083

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:


Entry: 03/26/1997

EPA Approval: 07/26/2007

NARA Approval: 01/13/2009

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