Standard Data Submittal Information
Need help preparing an EDD?
GEOS support hotline
For further information call:
Regular or certified mail address: Superfund EDMAN Data Coordinator (SR-6J)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
Chicago, IL 60604
This page provides information to data providers who are preparing a standard Region 5 Superfund data submittal.
Below is a link for the Superfund Comprehensive Electronic Data Deliverable Specification Manual, which gives data providers substantial detailed information regarding the preparation of EDD files.
Comprehensive Electronic Data Deliverable Specification Manual Version 3.0 (PDF) (67 pp, 3.5MB) June 2013
Data providers can enter data directly into these templates to aid in file preparation:
Valid Value Information
Below is the list of valid values as published in the Superfund Electronic Data Deliverable Specification Manual (Version 3.0). These values have been verified and approved for data provider use by EPA Region 5. Please print this list, as it will be used often throughout the EDD preparation process.
- EPA Region 5 Valid Values [Appendix to Electronic Data Deliverable (EDD) Specification Manual 2.0] (PDF) (181pp, 1.2MB) August 2004
Current valid values can be viewed within the EDP application window by clicking on the "Reference Values" tab found in the lower-left hand side. Use this tab to view what valid values can be used or to verify an EDP error related to a reference value.
Is Your Valid Value Not Listed?
If a lab has provided you with a valid value that is generating errors in data checker software, please email a Valid Value Addition Request to GEOS EDD support (firstname.lastname@example.org).