Table 3-2: Hazardous Material Shipments by Selected State of Origin: 2007

Table 3-2: Hazardous Material Shipments by Selected State of Origin: 2007

(Ranked by tons)

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State Value ($ millions) Tons (thousands) Ton-miles (millions)
Alabama 15,790 26,336 5,559
Alaska 8,918 12,960 5,339
Arizona 17,792 14,862 2,455
Arkansas 8,808 13,090 2,145
California 151,684 199,755 9,720
Colorado 12,321 16,126 2,589
Connecticut 14,073 18,830 895
Delaware 7,314 9,525 S
Florida 45,582 68,259 9,429
Georgia 35,767 67,633 6,608
Hawaii 9,643 16,873 535
Idaho 1,909 2,483 1,241
Illinois 73,473 114,925 32,108
Indiana 19,168 46,314 5,818
Iowa 7,849 11,784 4,212
Kansas 19,784 29,512 3,424
Kentucky 27,644 39,242 3,203
Louisiana 126,043 221,005 37,565
Maine 5,465 10,249 580
Maryland 8,849 12,622 S
Massachusetts 21,489 43,187 1,611
Michigan 24,593 34,455 3,011
Minnesota 23,938 42,960 5,621
Mississippi 14,586 37,253 9,961
Missouri 18,143 19,401 2,111
Montana 7,781 14,722 6,368
Nebraska 3,476 5,047 2,352
Nevada 2,683 1,907 390
New Hampshire 2,885 4,259 174
New Jersey 47,908 78,894 4,421
New Mexico 5,902 6,603 1,086
New York 37,438 56,577 4,411
North Carolina 20,400 23,736 3,431
North Dakota 3,966 6,347 925
Ohio 48,758 66,218 10,576
Oklahoma 30,998 50,428 7,543
Oregon 9,898 12,934 777
Pennsylvania 53,480 95,592 9,895
Rhode Island 2,896 3,713 114
South Carolina 6,398 10,288 665
South Dakota 3,019 4,475 3,003
Tennessee 13,540 18,603 2,927
Texas 340,144 499,592 76,530
Utah 12,596 28,063 6,542
Vermont 1,433 1,899 48
Virginia 13,726 16,727 1,537
Washington 28,513 40,661 10,860
West Virginia 5,885 8,822 2,193
Wisconsin 15,078 18,950 2,154
Wyoming 8,793 26,438 6,090
United States, total 1,448,218 2,231,133 323,457

KEY: S = Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.

NOTES: Details may not add to totals due to rounding. Data are based on samples from a survey and is subject to variability. Data exclude shipments from entities classified in forestry, fishing, utilities, construction, transportation, and most retail and services industries. Farms and government-owned entities were also excluded. Also excluded are most imports and commodities shipped from a foreign location to another foreign destination that pass through the United States.

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, Commodity Flow Survey 2007, Hazardous Materials, HazMat Shipment Characteristics by Origin State, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/commodity_flow_survey/ as of March 22, 2012.