Table 1 - Reported Oil Spills in U.S. Waterways: 1991-2000

Table 1 - Reported Oil Spills in U.S. Waterways: 1991-2000

(Thousands of gallons)

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Year Marine vessels Pipelines Facilities Other1 Unknown Total
1991 696 49 446 10 674 1,876
1992 665 200 505 236 269 1,876
1993 1,177 362 350 146 32 2,067
1994 1,334 62 677 349 78 2,499
1995 1,624 12 869 77 56 2,638
1996 1,681 978 406 24 29 3,118
1997 381 224 205 72 60 943
1998 621 48 16 33 17 885
1999 576 36 368 148 45 1,173
2000 1,034 17 311 45 24 1,431

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. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, Pollution Incidents In and Around U.S. Waters, A Spill Release Compendium: 1969-2000, available at http://www.uscg.mil/, as of March 2002.