Review of San Onofre deal is sought

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Times - A Los Angeles County lawmaker is asking state regulators to reopen a legal settlement that apportioned costs of permanently closing the San Onofre nuclear power plant near San Clemente.

The controversial agreement, approved in November by the Public Utilities Commission, requires San Onofre's owners — Southern California Edison Co. and San Diego Gas & Electric Co. — to pay $1.4 billion while residential and business ratepayers get hit with a $3.3-billion charge.

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