Standard Data Submittal Information
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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 2.0 (PDF) (67 pp, 1.1MB) August 2008
Any updates to the above manual since publication can be found Comprehensive Manual for Electronic Data Updates (PDF) (1pg, 33K) July 2004
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 2.0). 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
New valid values are added frequently. Recent Valid Value Updates (PDF) (1 pp, 33KB) July 2004 can be found on the GEOS homepage for future convenience.
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).