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Washington utility investors suing to collect on default

Investors who poured $2.25 billion into a pair of now-terminated Washington Public Power Supply System nuclear projects took aim at the state yesterday in an attempt to collect on their defaulted construction bonds.

Representatives of the National WPPSS Bondholders Committee said they would file a liability lawsuit Tuesday that would affect ''every taxpayer in the state of Washington.''

Committee officials did not say who would be named in the suit.

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