Last year Bloomberg had a long article on the troubles plaguing Finland’s Olkiluoto-3, “the first nuclear plant ordered in Western Europe since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.” By 2007, the plant had been delayed two years thanks to “flawed welds for the reactor’s steel liner, unusable water-coolant pipes and suspect concrete in the foundation.” It was also more than 25 percent over its 3 billion-euro ($4 billion) budget.
Yet a year later, the cost was up 50%, and Finland’s Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority said “the supervision and ‘safety culture’ of welding at the Olkiluoto-3 nuclear plant did not meet all of its standards and must be improved.”
Who could be responsible for all these flaws and cost overruns? Could it be … Satan? After all, The Book of Revelation clearly states: