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STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Energy Resources
Conservation and Development Commission



the Matter of: ) Docket No. 98-SIT-2
  )  
Blythe Energy, LLC ) NOTICE OF COMMISSION
Petition for Jurisdictional Determination ) HEARING
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, as part of its regularly scheduled business meeting, the full Commission will consider the recommendations of the Energy Facility Siting Committee in the attached Proposed Decision concerning the interpretation of Public Resources Code (PRC) section 25540.6. The public hearing is scheduled as follows:

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1998
Beginning at 10 a.m.
California Energy Commission
First Floor Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California

[Wheelchair Accessible]


Blythe Energy, LLC petitioned the Commission seeking clarification of certain provisions of PRC, section 25540.6, specifically contending that its prospective Blythe Energy Power Plant Project is exempt from the Notice of Intention requirements of PRC, section 25502. The Committee, as explained in the Proposed Decision, believes this contention is consistent with the statute and has recommended that certain portions of the Proposed Decision be adopted as a Precedential Decision.

You may comment upon the Proposed Decision at this hearing. In order to better focus the discussion before the full Commission, Petitioner and Staff shall docket and serve written comments upon the Committee's Proposed Decision no later than Friday, October 30, 1998. Other individuals or entities wishing to comment at the Commission hearing are also strongly urged to similarly submit written comments as stated above. Identify all submissions with "Docket No. 98-SIT-2".

If you desire further information on how to participate at this hearing, or in this proceeding in general, contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489 or (800) 822-6228, or email at: rmendonc@energy.state.ca.us If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to participate at the hearing, contact Robert Sifuentes at (916) 654-5004, or email at: rsifuent@energy.state.ca.us Procedural or legal questions concerning this petition may be directed to the Hearing Officer, Susan Gefter, at (916) 654-3893, or email: sgefter@energy.state.ca.us


Dated: October 22, 1998 ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
   
   
   
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ROBERT A. LAURIE, Commissioner DAVID A. ROHY, Ph.D., Vice Chair
Presiding Committee Member Associate Committee Member
Energy Facility Siting Committee Energy Facility Siting Committee





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