Table 1 - Reported Oil Spills in U.S. Waterways: 1989-1999

Table 1 - Reported Oil Spills in U.S. Waterways: 1989-1999

Thousands of gallons

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  1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Marine vessels 12,694 6,387 696 665 1,177 1,334 1,624 1,681 381 621 576
Pipelines 215 317 49 200 362 62 12 978 224 48 36
Facilities 449 1,059 446 505 350 677 869 406 205 16 368
Other1 33 32 10 236 146 349 77 24 72 33 148
Unknown 88 119 674 269 32 78 56 29 60 17 45
Total 13,479 7,915 1,876 1,876 2,067 2,499 2,638 3,118 943 885 1,173

1 Depending on the year, this category may include other transportation sources such as aircraft and railroad equipment.

NOTE: Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

SOURCE: U.S.Coast Guard, Oil Spill Compendium Data Tables, Volume of Spills by Source, updated July 1999, available at http://www.uscg.mil, as of June 8, 2000.