Calif. Regulator Won't Review Nuke Plant Overbilling Claims

Law360, New York (February 14, 2013, 5:36 PM EST) -- The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday rejected a call to examine alleged overbilling and securities law violations related to a Southern California Edison Co. generator replacement project at the company's San Onofre nuclear power plant, saying it had no jurisdiction over the claims.

According to the commission, it had to reject nuclear safety advocacy group The Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility’s complaint — which accuses the SCEC of misrepresenting a CPUC-authorized inflation adjustment for a steam generator replacement project at the power plant by as much...
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