23 Aug '11, 6pm

Nuclear Reactors in Earthquake Zones in the U.S. [Map] : @TreeHugger @jerryjamesstone

Source photo via Flickr/heiwa4126 As we watch with baited breath to see if Japan can dodge a nuclear catastrophe, nuclear-powered nations themselves have succumbed to heavy scrutiny over both policy and safety. The United States leads the pack in operational nuclear power reactors with 104 total, and 32 additional reactors used in research . France comes in second with 58 reactors, Japan has 54 and Russia, 32 reactors. South Korea, India, UK, Canada, Germany and the Ukraine round out the remaining top ten, each with less than 20 reactors. >> READ ALL THE COVERAGE: The Japan Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crisis While it might seem grossly opportunistic to discuss this while Japan is still reeling from the quake and struggling with their nuclear plants, it is well worth looking within our own borders to see if we are prepared for, or can avert, a similar disaster. Califor...

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