Japan utility says reluctance to worry public delayed disclosure of nuclear plant's leaks

  • by: MARI YAMAGUCHI , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 26, 2013 - 8:30 AM

TOKYO — The operator of Japan's crippled nuclear plant said Friday that it delayed acknowledging that the plant was leaking contaminated water into the sea because it did not want to worry the public until it was certain there was a problem.

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