FILE - This June 9, 2009 file photo shows dry cask storage units of nuclear fuel at Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in Vernon, Vt. The likely death of a planned nuclear waste site at Nevada's Yucca ... more 
FILE - This June 9, 2009 file photo shows dry cask storage units of nuclear fuel at Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in Vernon, Vt. The likely death of a planned nuclear waste site at Nevada's Yucca Mountain has left federal agencies looking for a possible replacement. Now, a national lab working for the U.S. Department of Energy is eying granite deposits stretching from Georgia to Maine as potential sites, along with big sections of Minnesota and Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Toby Talbot, File
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