(ABC) Fukushima clean-up chief still hunting for 600 tonnes of melted radioactive fuel –10 million bags of contaminated radioactive soil have been removed

| 25 May 2016 | The operator of the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant has revealed that 600 tonnes of reactor fuel melted during the disaster, and that the exact location of the highly radioactive blobs remains a mystery. In an exclusive interview with Foreign Correspondent, the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s chief of decommissioning at Fukushima, Naohiro Masuda, said the company hoped to pinpoint the position of the fuel and begin removing it from 2021. But he admitted the technology needed to remove the fuel has to be invented.