Table 3-2: Hazardous Material Shipments by Selected State of Origin: 2002

Table 3-2: Hazardous Material Shipments by Selected State of Origin: 2002

(Ranked by tons)

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State Value ($ millions) Tons (thousands) Ton-miles (millions)
Texas 127,188 467,196 72,291
Louisiana 53,408 222,696 61,920
California 67,693 198,490 15,689
Illinois 40,893 121,087 17,402
New Jersey 22,161 92,133 11,131
Ohio 27,971 81,342 8,482
Indiana 16,005 62,895 5,476
Michigan 23,835 61,040 4,992
Florida 17,919 56,647 3,170
Tennessee 18,492 53,674 7,057
Washington 15,471 52,179 6,274
Pennsylvania 24,885 51,191 5,633
New York 15,292 46,215 11,134
Georgia 17,011 46,213 4,148
Utah 10,120 42,874 10,538
Kentucky 11,718 40,932 4,213
Mississippi 8,761 36,542 16,540
Alabama 8,691 30,545 3,087
North Carolina 12,932 28,611 3,011
West Virginia 2,930 S S
Top 20 states 543,376 S S
All other states 116,803 371,305 51,832
United States, total 660,181 2,191,519 326,727

KEY: S = withheld due to high sampling variability or poor response quality.

NOTE: Details may not sum to totals due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey: United States, Hazardous Materials, Washington, DC: December 2004, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/commodity_flow_survey/2002/hazardous_materials/ as of Oct. 17, 2007.