EPA Records Schedule 680
Status: Final, 02/21/2007
Title: Grant Appeals
Program: All Programs
Function: 205 - Federal Financial Assistance
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.
Consists of copies of notices of appeal and any requests for reconsideration, appeal file documents and exhibits, correspondence, legal briefs, statements, memoranda, transcripts of any hearings held, and orders and decisions.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records when the case is settled.
Destroy 10 years after file closure.
The office issuing the decision is the office of record and is responsible for maintaining the record copy.
Superfund site-specific grants are scheduled as EPA 001 and other grants as EPA 003. See EPA 274 for Unsuccessful Grant Application Files.
Specific legal citations include, but are not limited to:
- 40 CFR Part 31.70, Subpart F
Reasons for Disposition:
The disposition instructions have been rewritten 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 08/23/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
EPA 001, EPA 003, EPA 274
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 01/09/2006
NARA Approval: 05/13/2006