Number _ in billions _ of gallons of oil and other hazardous materials that pass through Tampa Bay each year on ships: 4
Number _ in millions _ of tons of refined fertilizer products and phosphate rock exported from the bay area annually: 18
Number of spills of such materials in Tampa Bay from April 1993 to September 1995: 422
Percentage of those spills that involved 25 gallons or less of spilled material: 95
Percentage of accidents resulting in spills that result from human error, rather than natural conditions or equipment failures: 85
Number of legislators in Hillsborough County's legislative delegation: 17
Number of delegation members who said last week they opposed or were undecided about the bill to help finance a new stadium for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers through a voter-approved tax on rental cars: 8
Percentage of applicants accepted into the University of South Florida's master of business administration program: 60
Percentage of USF MBA students who have jobs at graduation: 42
Compiled by RICHARD DANIELSON with contributions from SUSAN CLARY.
QUALITY OF LIFE SOURCES
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AND THE BAY: "Charting the Course for Tampa Bay," January 1996, a draft report from the Tampa Bay National Estuary Program.
LEGISLATORS: Staff report.
USF MBAs: Florida Trend, March 1996.