SoCal Edison Faces $34M Fines Over Unreported Plant Talks

By Jacob Fischler (August 7, 2015, 4:24 PM EDT) -- A California administrative law judge for the state's utilities regulator has slapped the Southern California subsidiary of Edison International Co. with a show-cause order, alleging the power giant failed to report 10 ex parte communications related to nuclear plant closure, with estimated fines of up to $34 million.

After an investigation into the reason for late-filed notice of ex parte communications by Southern California Edison, Administrative Law Judge Melanie M. Darling found the company failed to disclose 10 communications between March 2013 and June 2014, according to a Wednesday order. She ordered the company to show cause by Aug. 20 why...

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