But the Sandia study lists factors like geological stability and low permeability pointing to granite deposits in the East and Midwest as possible sites for long-term nuclear waste disposal.
They have high expectations of granite. I was looking at this 'forever' and it has a lot of problems. Nevertheless, the only acceptable site is one in the granitic gneiss, between the megathrusts, and under unbroken shale. This is what we have a Port Hope!
The joke is that any state chosen may pull all the Harry Reid tricks and stop the effort in its tracks.