The Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility complaint says the utility violated federal securities law by manipulating inflation calculations so Edison could recover more money from ratepayers.
The Los Angeles Times ( http://lat.ms/15dZd18) says the complaint filed Wednesday with the state Public Utilities Commission claims Securities and Exchange Commission filings show costs may have been hiked up to $100 million.
The twin-reactor plant in northern San Diego County has been shut down more than year. A tiny radiation leak led to the discovery of damage to hundreds of tubes that carry radioactive water.
The PUC is already investigating the costs of the outage.
Information from: Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com