Close Out Procedures for National Priorities List Superfund Sites
EPA’s 2011 guidance Close Out Procedures for National Priorities List Sites describes the process for accomplishing remedial action completion, construction completion, site completion, partial deletion and site deletion for National Priorities List (NPL) sites. This document also provides recommended format and content for relevant close out documents.
The documents addressed by this guidance are the Remedial Action Report, the Preliminary Close Out Report, the Final Close Out Report, the Notice of Intent to Delete (or Partially Delete), and the Notice of Deletion (or Partial Deletion).
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- Close Out Procedures for National Priorities List Sites (PDF) (OSWER 9320.2-22, May 27, 2011, 51 pp, 795 K)
- Transmittal Memorandum (PDF)(2 pp, 264 K)
Please note: The following documents have been superseded by the May 2011 document above. They are included below for reference.
- Addendum to Policy for "Close Out Procedures for National Priorities List Sites" (PDF)(OSWER 9320.2-13, December 6, 2005, 4 pp, 261 K)
- Close Out Procedures for National Priorities List Sites (PDF)(OSWER 9320.2-09A-P, January 3, 2000, 45 pp, 133 K)