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Possible Radiation Leak At California Nuclear Plant

A radiation leak inside California’s┬áSan Onofre Nuclear Plant may have leaked into the surrounding areas on Tuesday night exposing 7 million residents to radiation.

Plant operators say that their workers and the public were never in any danger, however a spokesman for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says that it s possible that some small traces of radiation may have been released into the air.

The leaked came from the steam tubes of one of the reactors. What failed was a part that was replaced in December 2010, plant management says. San Onofre is just 45 miles north of San Diego.

For more details, watch the ABC clip below.

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