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Environmental Release Report: JOHN DEERE DUBUQUE WORKS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 705
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,976 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 705
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,271 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 81,691
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,976 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 80,576 1
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 116,600
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,976 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 705
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,271 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 121,034 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 119,871 1

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 228,230 5,210 136,700 0 370,140 3,300 NA
    1989 165,580 2,908 45,300 0 213,788 4,600 NA
    1990 144,517 3,692 40,400 0 188,609 4,085 NA
    1991 153,527 4,070 38,450 0 196,047 50,391 367,906
    1992 132,862 9,112 59,966 0 201,940 76,281 455,350
    1993 116,864 545 6,284 0 123,693 51,231 255,741
    1994 144,959 599 6,795 0 152,353 23,205 299,204
    1995 137,486 348 0 0 137,834 1,734 161,197
    1996 103,243 1,233 5,500 0 109,976 62,400 190,812
    1997 111,516 58 4,100 0 115,674 263,000 276,655
    1998 92,990 164 4,200 0 97,354 142,440 281,202
    1999 15,855 6 8,900 0 24,761 181,300 205,903
    2000 15,732 6 15,001 0 30,739 60,640 91,593
    2001 113,291 1 268,466 0 381,758 124,877 505,773
    2002 121,739 1 171,325 0 293,065 1,327 580,756
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 12.34 0 0 0 12.34 0 12.34
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: JOHN DEERE DUBUQUE WORKS
    Mailing Address: 18600 S. JOHN DEERE RD., DUBUQUE, IA 52004
    Public Contact: RICHARD NELSON
    Phone: (563) 589-5081
    SIC Code: 35 Industrial Machinery And Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: DEERE & CO.
    Latitude: 42.56788
    Longitude: -90.69297
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

    Scorecard's report for DUBUQUE County on:

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