Figure 14 Oil Spills Reported to the U.S. Coast Guard by Sources: 1991-2001

Figure 14 Oil Spills Reported to the U.S. Coast Guard by Sources: 1991-2001

(Gallons)

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Mode or source 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Maritime 1,565,492 1,159,266 1,462,701 1,966,782 2,484,891 2,050,317 537,668 772,261 940,212 1,342,630 757,309
All other transportation 58,551 280,911 430,487 74,076 58,815 984,821 229,771 60,428 51,101 30,908 28,848
Nontransportation 77,872 152,249 102,348 48,161 27,602 43,540 102,671 20,987 90,779 25,890 31,073
Unknown and other 174,038 283,241 71,852 400,254 66,921 39,153 72,464 31,627 90,357 31,942 37,290

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, special tabulation, based on U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Pollution Incidents In and Around U.S. Waters, available at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/nmc/response/stats/aa.htm, as of October 2003.