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JUST THE FACTS, 1997-1998



Table 53: Pounds of Emissions
By Manufacturers, Per Manufacturing Job, 1994
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 Wyoming 2,211 27 Nebraska 95
2 Montana 1,976 28 Georgia 94
3 Louisiana 800 29 Nevada 94
4 Utah 596 30 Michigan 84
5 Mississippi 471 31 Idaho 84
6 New Mexico 389 32 Oregon 79
7 Alaska 384 33 Maryland 76
8 Tennessee 289 34 Washington 74
9 West Virginia 270 35 North Dakota 73
10 Alabama 244 36 Delaware 68
11 Texas 244 37 Pennsylvania 56
12 Florida 193 38 Wisconsin 56
13 Arizona 158 39 Minnesota 51
14 Arkansas 155 40 South Dakota 45
15 South Carolina 136 41 Hawaii 42
16 Kansas 134 42 Connecticut 39
17 Virginia 130 43 NEW YORK 37
18 Iowa 121 44 Rhode Island 36
19 Kentucky 116 45 New Jersey 31
20 Indiana 116 46 New Hampshire 30
21 Oklahoma 115 47 California 26
22 Missouri 114 48 Colorado 21
23 Maine 109 49 Massachusetts 20
24 Ohio 107 50 Vermont 15
25 North Carolina 102 U.S. Average 123
26 Illinois 102 N.Y.S. % below avg. 69.7%
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Labor


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