Table 2-23: Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Incidents: 2005

Table 2-23: Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Incidents: 2005

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State Number of incidents Number of fatalities Number of injuries Property damage2 (dollars)
Alabama 1 0 0 5,831
Alaska 0 0 0 0
Arizona 0 0 0 0
Arkansas 6 0 0 305
California 28 0 0 1,525,614
Colorado 2 0 0 6,000
Connecticut 0 0 0 0
Delaware 0 0 0 0
District of Columbia 0 0 0 0
Florida 1 0 0 78,500
Georgia 4 0 0 2,694
Hawaii 0 0 0 0
Idaho 0 0 0 0
Illinois 23 0 0 1,581,790
Indiana 8 0 0 11,464
Iowa 9 0 0 113,813
Kansas 25 0 1 1,096,220
Kentucky 2 0 0 1,000,000
Louisiana 33 0 0 758,775
Maine 0 0 0 0
Maryland 0 0 0 0
Massachusetts 0 0 0 0
Michigan 3 0 0 1,900
Minnesota 3 0 0 35,269
Mississippi 7 0 0 574
Missouri 10 0 0 141,804
Montana 3 0 0 2,035
Nebraska 0 0 0 0
Nevada 0 0 0 0
New Hampshire 0 0 0 0
New Jersey 3 0 0 2,350
New Mexico 7 0 0 51,818
New York 4 0 0 13,860
North Carolina 1 0 0 114
North Dakota 4 0 0 11,915
Ohio 5 0 0 184,170
Oklahoma 32 0 0 23,195
Oregon 0 0 0 0
Pennsylvania 6 0 0 1,524,165
Rhode Island 0 0 0 0
South Carolina 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 0 0 0 0
Tennessee 0 0 0 0
Texas 96 1 1 1,301,751
Utah 0 0 0 0
Vermont 0 0 0 0
Virginia 4 0 0 1,006
Washington 2 0 0 50
West Virginia 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 4 0 0 1,600
Wyoming 12 0 0 17,421
United States, total1 365 1 2 13,620,535

1 Incidents that have an "unknown" location are included in the totals.

2 The property damage category includes public and private property damage, value of product loss, and the value of operator property damage. It does not include the costs of emergency response, environmental remediation, other operator costs, and other public costs.

NOTES: Historical totals may change as the Office of Pipeline Safety receives supplemental information on incidents.
Incidents are reported on Form RSPA F 7100.1. An accident report is required for each failure in a pipeline system in which there is a release of the hazardous liquid or carbon dioxide transported resulting in any of the following:
1. Explosion or fire not intentionally set by the operator;
2. Loss of 5 or more gallons of hazardous liquid or carbon dioxide;
3. Escape to the atmosphere of more than 5 barrels (0.8 cubic meters) a day of highly volatile liquids;
4. Death of any person;
5. Bodily harm to any person resulting in: a. loss of consciousness; or b. necessity to carry the person from the scene; or c. necessity for medical treatment; or d. disability which prevents the discharge of normal duties or the pursuit of normal activities beyond the day of the accident;
6. Estimated property damage, including cost of clean-up and recovery, value of lost product, and damage to the property of the operator or others, or both, exceeding $50,000.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Office of Pipeline Safety, available at http://ops.dot.gov/ as of Oct. 12, 2006.