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Prairie Island nuclear plant at Red Wing issued an alert Thursday Jan. 5, 2012, after a non-radioactive chemical leak. This photo was taken Aug. 31, 2011.

No problems reported after Red Wing nuclear plant bleach leak

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No radiation leaked and there were no injuries this morning when 522 gallons of chlorine bleach leaked out of a broken pipe at the Prairie Island nuclear power plant near Red Wing, Minn.

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"This is a non-radioactive event," state Emergency Management Director Kris Eide said.

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