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Satsop is an unfinished Nuclear Power Plant, which commenced construction in 1977 and was stopped in 1983 after a $961,000,000

budget overrun, at only 76% completion. It was maintained, for 11 years, until 1994, when it was finally canceled & in 1995, it was eventually turned Business Park.

 

Business seem to come and go, but ultimately the place offers a physically strong building built to withstand the force of a nuclear reactor overload and teh impact of a full speed Boeing 747 impact, and with that come some added bonuses like perfectly silent acoustics where one part of the main reactor room has been transformed into a sound testing facility.

 

Because of the budgetary screwup the common name for Satsop is "whoops", an acronym; WPPSS (Washington Public Power Supply System).

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Taken on August 18, 2012