America’s plan to nuke the east

By Peter Griffin 24/04/2010


US President Barack Obama may have signed a milestone agreement a couple of weeks ago with Russia to reduce nuclear warhead stocks in both countries.

But when it comes to nuclear power stations, production looks set to gear up in the US as states attempt to secure future electricity supply. And as this graphic from USA Today shows, most of the proposed new nuclear power stations are sited in eastern states.

Source: USA Today
Source: USA Today
Source: Stateline.org
Source: Stateline.org