JWR, It may be of some assistance for you to check out http://www.insc.anl.gov/pwrmaps/map/united_states.php . It will support your position on locating west of the Mississippi by showing Nuclear Power Reactors in the United States in map form. It also is an eye opener!
One of your “Bloggers” recently suggested that more information on primitive subjects should be looked into. Since I have been taking so much information from your Blog, I felt that I must contribute! See: http://www.bagelhole.org//article.php/Food/127/  – G.C.P.