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How close is your home to a nuclear power plant?

If a crisis at a nuclear reactor happened in the U.S., could you be living in a danger zone? In a 10-mile radius, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the air could be unsafe to breathe in the event of a major catastrophe. In 50 miles, food and water supplies may be unsafe.


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Closest PlantsDistance


Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Age of oldest reactor on site based on date operating license issued.
Note: An earlier version stated that the oldest reactor at Nine Mile Point was 36 years old and 19 at Oyster Creek. Both plants started commercial operation 41 years ago.