LOS ANGELES -- Two public utility districts this week filed suit over the termination of Washington Public Power Supply System nuclear power projects 1 and 3, even as WPPSS and Bonneville Power Administration officials were working on a plan to avoid a court judgment on termination-related issues.

The suit, filed Monday by the Clark Public Utilities District and Mason Public Utilities District No. 3, contends that WPPSS does not have authority to keep mothballing the partly-completed plants.

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