Table 2-20: Hazardous Materials Incidents by Mode: 2003

Table 2-20: Hazardous Materials Incidents by Mode: 2003

(Not including pipelines)

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State Mode Total
Highway Rail Air Water2
Alabama 184 14 1 0 199
Alaska 0 1 5 0 6
Arizona 214 13 8 0 235
Arkansas 134 9 4 0 147
California 1,058 94 43 2 1,197
Colorado 368 7 5 0 380
Connecticut 275 0 3 0 278
Delaware 33 1 3 0 37
District of Columbia 8 1 0 0 9
Florida 593 28 20 2 643
Georgia 412 23 5 0 440
Hawaii 5 0 2 1 8
Idaho 43 0 0 0 43
Illinois 1,173 57 12 0 1,242
Indiana 365 8 5 0 378
Iowa 100 9 2 0 111
Kansas 352 39 5 0 396
Kentucky 143 14 71 0 228
Louisiana 165 73 5 0 243
Maine 38 1 1 0 40
Maryland 243 8 6 0 257
Massachusetts 238 4 8 0 250
Michigan 284 14 10 0 308
Minnesota 234 13 6 0 253
Mississippi 129 6 0 0 135
Missouri 291 25 8 0 324
Montana 38 5 2 0 45
Nebraska 60 5 1 0 66
Nevada 70 5 3 0 78
New Hampshire 16 0 3 0 19
New Jersey 470 15 22 1 508
New Mexico 46 11 1 0 58
New York 362 18 13 0 393
North Carolina 412 19 8 0 439
North Dakota 24 2 0 0 26
Ohio 1,076 33 114 0 1,223
Oklahoma 175 4 2 0 181
Oregon 213 10 5 0 228
Pennsylvania 940 16 10 0 966
Rhode Island 33 1 0 0 34
South Carolina 172 11 2 0 185
South Dakota 15 0 0 0 15
Tennessee 517 23 265 1 806
Texas 1,096 93 36 3 1,228
Utah 198 11 2 0 211
Vermont 18 0 2 0 20
Virginia 156 42 3 0 201
Washington 134 11 4 0 149
West Virginia 43 7 0 0 50
Wisconsin 213 3 3 0 219
Wyoming 17 6 0 0 23
United States, total1 13,596 813 739 10 15,158

1 Total does not include U.S. territories or foreign countries.

2 Includes only packaged shipments (i.e., nonbulk shipments).

NOTE: Hazardous materials incident data are subject to revision and correction by the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Hazmat Summary by State for Calendar Year 2003, and earlier years, Washington, DC: 2004, available at http://hazmat.dot.gov/ as of June 14, 2004.