TABLE 15-7 Hazardous Materials Incidents by Mode: 1994-2004

TABLE 15-7 Hazardous Materials Incidents by Mode: 1994-2004

Number

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  1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Air 931 817 925 1,031 1,386 1,582 1,419 1,083 732 751 995
Highway 14,011 12,869 12,034 11,932 13,111 14,953 15,063 15,806 13,505 13,599 12,977
Rail 1,157 1,155 1,112 1,102 989 1,073 1,058 899 870 802 753
Water 6 12 6 5 11 8 17 6 10 10 15
Total 16,105 14,853 14,077 14,070 15,497 17,616 17,557 17,794 15,117 15,162 14,740

SOURCES: 1994—U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Hazardous Materials Information System database, available at http://hazmat.dot.gov/pubs/, as of April 2005. 1995-2004—USDOT, PHMSA, Hazardous Materials Information System, 10-Year Hazardous Materials Data, available at http://hazmat.dot.gov/pubs/, as of May 2005.