San Onofre beach in California is a popular destination for beachgoers, and beneath the surface is 3.6 million pounds of nuclear waste left over from nearby reactors that were disengaged decades ago.
The waste in question is located just 100 feet from the shoreline, near faults that experts say could lead to 7.4 magnitude earthquake. Other threats include corrosion and leaks. In the past, SCE has been granted flexibility on certain rules on the site.
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