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How Close Do You Live to a Nuclear Reactor? [Interactive map]

The U.S. has 104 operating nuclear reactors. Most are more than 30 years old; 23 have the same containment design as Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plants that were breached by the March earthquake and tsunami; and a handful are close to intense earthquake zones. Another 22 new reactors have been proposed. Click on a state to find the exact location of the existing (or possibly new) reactor nearest you. —Mark Fischetti
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nuclear, US reactors



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Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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