Finland opens inquiry in Olkiluoto nuclear plant as the Areva scandal unfolds

JUHA SINISALO

German Economy Minister Michael Glos (R) guided by TVO Olkiluoto 3 project manager Martin Landtman (L) during their visit of the Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant building site in Rauma, Finland, 15 April 2008.

Finland opens inquiry in Olkiluoto nuclear plant as the Areva scandal unfolds


An investigation is taking place on the safety of the third reactor of the Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant in Eurajoki, Western Finland.

That follows the unraveling of the Areva SA scandal extending across Europe and perhaps beyond. An international investigation uncovered that certain parts manufactured by the maker of nuclear reactors have less steel than the company has claimed. Test results of components were then forged to cover up the fraud.

The Prosecutor's Office in Paris has opened ...


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