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Thursday, 3 July 2014

Top U.S. Official: “The reality is, no technology exists anywhere to solve problem” of Fukushima’s melted fuel



NHK: Experts say that one of the most difficult challenges of decommissioning the plant is removing fuel debris… And Magwood says that there is no magic wand to wipeout this problem.

William Magwood, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission: I think people have to be realistic how difficult this is, how long it’s going to take. During my visit to Japan this week, people have asked me from time to time, “Are there technologies in the US that can help solve this problem?” The reality is there is no technology that exists anywhere to solve this problem.
Nuclear Watch: US View on Fukushima Daiichi


http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/newsline/201407022012.html
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