Edison International Appoints PricewaterhouseCoopers as Independent Public Accountants

May 10, 2002

May 10, 2002

ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 10, 2002 -- Edison International (NYSE: EIX) announced today that its board of directors has appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to serve as the corporation's independent public accountants for the balance of 2002.  Arthur Andersen LLP, the previous auditor, had served the corporation and its affiliate Southern California Edison since 1924.

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Based in Rosemead, Calif., Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, Edison Mission Energy, Edison Capital and Edison O&M Services.