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EPA Records Schedule 689

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 04/30/2011

Title: Enforcement - Water Program

Program: Enforcement and Compliance Assurance

Applicability: Headquarters

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.

Description:

Includes documents pertaining to EPA's enforcement of industrial and municipal compliance with clean water regulations and standards. Documents include background study and surveillance reports, violation notices, press releases, and compliance reports.

Also includes documents and data relating to the measurement of mercury in water, the effect of mercury in water, the effect of mercury on sea life, and its effect on consumers, controls to prevent polluting waters with mercury, and compliance by companies.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a(1): Enforcement of industrial and municipal compliance with clean water regulations and standards - Nonelectronic

Item a(2): Enforcement of industrial and municipal compliance with clean water regulations and standards - Electronic

Item a(3): Enforcement of industrial and municipal compliance with clean water regulations and standards - Electronic copy of records transferred to the National Archives

Item b(1): Documents and data relating to mercury - Nonelectronic

Item b(2): Documents and data relating to mercury - Electronic

Item b(3): Documents and data relating to mercury - Electronic copy of records transferred to the National Archives

Guidance:

See EPA 207 for enforcement actions referred to Regional Counsel.

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.

The following changes were made in the 02/29/2008 version:

The following items deleted in the 08/23/2006 version:

Custodians:

Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance

Related Schedules:

EPA 207

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:

NC174-255-13/b(2)-(4), NC1-412-85-13/10b(1) and (2)

Entry: 11/02/1993

EPA Approval: 11/16/2006

NARA Approval: 04/04/2007

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