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Natural Resources, Department of, Environmental Protection Division

Total entries: 119   (Listed alphabetically by title)


0462-034 | Acrylamide & Epichlorohydrin Certifications

Description:  Records documenting water quality testing.

Retention:  12 years


1974-0292 | Air Pollution Control Service Operation Files

Description:  Documents relating to the identification, control, and possible correction of air pollution sources in the state.

Retention:  Permanent


1974-0285 | Air Pollution Control Service Source Data Files

Description:  Documents relating to the identification, control, and possible correction of air pollution sources in the state.

Retention:  Permanent


1977-0222 | Air Pollution Source Routine Complaint Files

Description:  Documents relating to the investigation of routine complaints of air pollution sources.

Retention:  Retain until follow up completed.


1981-0314 | Air Quality Ambient Air Special Studies

Description:  Studies of air quality initiated as a result of citizen complaints.

Retention:  4 years


1974-0105 | Air Quality Control Applications for Federal Grants Files

Description:  Documents relating to the annual application for federal funds to supplement the operating budget for the Air Quality Control programs.

Retention:  Permanent


1974-0104 | Air Quality Control Public Hearing Files

Description:  Records documenting public hearings of the Air Quality Control program.

Retention:  Permanent


1977-0220A | Air Quality Control Section Administrative Files

Description:  Documents relating to the administration of the Air Protection Branch in the Environmental Protection Division.

Retention:  Permanent


1977-0221A | Air Quality Control Section Source Files (Company Files)

Description: 

Retention:  Permanent


1974-0283 | Air Quality Control Subject Files

Description:  Documents relating to the administration and overall operation of the state air quality control program.

Retention:  Permanent


1980-0395 | Air Quality Evaluation Ambient Files

Description:  Data sheets and computer printouts on all monitors for ambient air quality monitoring sites throughout the state.

Retention:  Daily data sheets: 4 years and settlement of any litigation; Computer printouts: a) Failure reports: 5 years and settlement of any litigation; b) Statistical & exceeding standards reports:14 years; c) Annual Statistical Report: Permanent


1980-0396 | Air Quality Evaluation Ambient Site Correspondence Files (Inactive Sites)

Description:  Correspondence documenting statewide ambient air monitoring.

Retention:  5 years


1981-0313 | Air Quality Evaluation Section Ambient Correspondence Files

Description:  Correspondence to and from community officials, schools, private citizens, industries, operators, etc. concerning atmospheric samplings conducted on either a continuing or one-time basis.

Retention:  7 years


1984-050 | Air Quality Facility Inspection Case Files (Technical Reference Files)

Description:  Records documenting the inspection of facilities that release emissions to the atmosphere which may be a source of pollution.

Retention:  7 years


1980-0390A | Air Quality Source Monitoring Correspondence Files

Description:  Documents determining air pollutant emissions from stationary sources. Correspondence to and from industry relating to emissions testing requirements, procedures, schedules, and applicable regulations.

Retention:  8 years


1983-083A | Air Quality Source Monitoring Quality Assurance Files

Description:  Files contain information relating to quality assurance auditing of air pollutant emission testing conducted for industry as required by state environmental permits. Records include forms: SM24-Report Review Summary, SM67-Record of Test Observations, Audit Samples-Coal Analysis, and Continuous Emission Monitor-Inspections.

Retention:  8 years


1989-010 | Air Quality Source Monitoring Report Files

Description:  Document determining air pollution emissions from stationary sources.

Retention:  10 years


0462-0097 | Annual Hazardous Site Inventory List and Solid Waste Handling Permit List

Description:  Lists of all sites currently or formerly listed on the Hazardous Site Inventory; Lists of all sites/facilities that currently hold or formerly held a Solid Waste Handling Permit.

Retention:  Permanent

Updated:  April 18, 2019


0462-012 | Asbestos Abatement Contractor Application Files

Description:  Records documenting the application for licensure by asbesto abatement contractors.

Retention:  3 years


0462-0011 | Asbestos Project Notifications

Description:  Records documenting the need for asbestos abatement or demolition and the approval letters.

Retention:  5 years

Updated:  April 18, 2019


1984-053 | Community Water Supply System Inspection Case Files

Description:  Documents relating to the inspection of community water supply systems to ensure compliance with state law and departmental regulations.

Retention:  7 years


0462-0041 | Consent Orders and Administrative Orders

Description:  Original administrative orders and consent orders that have been signed by the Director of the Environmental Protection Division documenting noncompliance with or violations of environmental statutes or regulations enforced by the Environmental Protection Division.

Retention:  Permanent

Updated:  April 18, 2019


0462-040 | Consumer Confidence Report Certifications

Description:  RecordRecords certifying that a water utility has reported on its operations to its consumer on a regular basis.

Retention:  5 years


0462-020 | Consumer Confidence Reports

Description:  Reports from water utilities documenting operations and overall water quality.

Retention:  1 year


0462-0079 | Decommissioned Radioactive Sites

Description:  Site Reclamation Plans, Closeout Reports, Historical files on sites where radioactive materials were used and that have since have been released for unrestricted use.

Retention:  50 years

Updated:  April 25, 2018


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