Radioactive water leaked at second Japan plant, AFP, December 10, 2011:
An Japanese nuclear plant leaked 1.8 tonnes of radioactive water from its cooling system, the government said, heightening worries over nuclear safety as an atomic crisis continues at another plant. [...]
The operator of the Genkai plant, Kyushu Electric Power, said Friday that one of the water pumps connected to its number three reactor was taken offline after it sounded an alarm for increasing temperature.
But the utility did not announce leaked water at that time [...]
“It should have reported properly” to the Genkai town and Saga prefecture, mayor Hideo Kishimoto told local media, according to Kyodo News. [...]
Published: December 10th, 2011 at 5:38 am ET