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EPA Records Schedule 504

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 08/31/2008

Title: Research Project Logbooks or Index Records

Program: Research and Development Laboratories

Applicability: Agency-wide

Function: 316-258 - Applied Science

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 lists, indexes, logbooks, or other records reflecting the status of individual research projects administered by the environmental research laboratories.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a: Project status lists

Item b: Project logbooks


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 c for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/22/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.


Office of Research and Development

Related Schedules:

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:

NC1-412-78-3/9, NC1-412-85-23/9

Entry: 06/14/1993

EPA Approval: 08/27/2007

NARA Approval: 06/22/2008

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