[California Energy Commission Letterhead]

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Energy Resources Conservation
and Development Commission


In the Matter of:               )     Docket No. 98-AFC-3
                                )
Application for Certification   )     NOTICE OF SECOND REVISED 
for the Delta Energy Center     )     SCHEDULE FOR EVIDENTIARY
(Calpine Corporation and        )     HEARINGS (Revised 10/25/99)
Bechtel Enterprises, Inc.)      )
________________________________)



I. NOTICE OF SECOND REVISED SCHEDULE

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT the schedule for evidentiary hearings in this proceeding has been REVISED. The previously scheduled hearing on November 10, 1999 has been cancelled. The new hearing date is Thursday, November 18, 1999. The hearing previously scheduled on November 3, 1999 will occur as scheduled.

The Committee will conduct formal hearings on the following dates to receive evidence on the topics indicated in Attachment A-2. This NOTICE provides information regarding the dates and locations of the hearings to be held November 3 and November 18, 1999. This Notice also includes a schedule of witnesses for each topic, the dates for filing prepared testimony and exhibits; the dates for filing briefs, and a summary of the revised schedule as shown in Attachment B-2.

WhenWhere
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1999
Beginning at 6 p.m.

DELTA DIABLO SANITATION DISTRICT
District Board Room
2500 Antioch-Pittsburg Hwy. at Arcy Lane
Antioch, California
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1999
CANCELLED
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1999
Beginning at 5 p.m.
NEW DATE
DELTA DIABLO SANITATION DISTRICT
District Board Room
2500 Antioch-Pittsburg Hwy at Arcy Lane
Antioch, California



II. BACKGROUND

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District released its Final Determination of Compliance (FDOC) on October 25, 1999. To allow the parties time to review the FDOC and to prepare their testimony, the Committee has rescheduled the hearing on the topics of socioeconomics (including issues related to environmental justice), air quality, and public health.

Download copy of Final Determination of Compliance
(ADOBE ACROBAT PDF file, 98 pages, 250 kilobytes)




III. FILING REQUIREMENTS

During evidentiary hearings, the parties (Applicant, staff, and Intervenors) will present evidence consisting of sworn testimony and exhibits on each topic area. Please take notice that the parties are directed to submit copies of their proposed exhibits and exhibit lists along with their prepared testimony.

The due date for filing staff's and Applicant's testimony on socioeconomics (environmental justice), air quality and public health is November 8. Intervenors' testimony is due on November 12. Rebuttal testimony is due November 15.


The Committee has also established a briefing schedule as follows:


All filings shall be served upon all parties and the Energy Commission's Docket Unit, 1516 Ninth Street, MS 4, Sacramento, California 95814-5512. Each party is responsible for ensuring that its respective submittals are received no later than 5:00 PM on the dates indicated. Identify all filings with "Docket No. 98-AFC-3."


IV. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Members of the public and interested governmental agencies are invited to attend these hearings and may offer unsworn public comment upon the matters discussed at the hearings. These public comments will be entered into the record of the proceeding and may be used to supplement or explain the evidence of record. Public comments by themselves, however, are not sufficient to support a finding of fact or a decision on an issue.

The Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, is available to provide information and to assist the public in participating at the hearings. If you have questions about the process or participation, you should contact the Public Adviser at (916) 654-4489 or (800) 822-6228 or e-mail at: pao@energy.state.ca.us

If you require special accommodations in order to participate, contact Robert Sifuentes at least five days before the hearing you wish to attend at (916) 654-5004 or e-mail at: rsifuent@energy.state.ca.us

News media inquiries should be addressed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director for media and public communications at (916) 654-4989 or e-mail at: energia@energy.ca.gov

Technical questions should be directed to Paul Richins, the Staff's Project Manager at (916) 654-4074 or e-mail at: prichins@energy.state.ca.us

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be addressed to Susan Gefter, the Hearing Officer at (916) 654-3893 or e-mail at: sgefter@energy.state.ca.us

Information concerning the status of the project, as well as notices and other relevant Commission documents, may be found on the Energy Commission's Internet home page at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/delta



Date On Line: October 27, 1999



ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION




WILLIAM J. KEESE
Chairman and Presiding Member
Delta Energy AFC Committee




ROBERT PERNELL
Commissioner and Associate Member
Delta Energy AFC Committee






ATTACHMENT A-2 TOPIC and WITNESS SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1999, Beginning at 6 p.m.
(Delta Diablo Sanitation District Board Room)

Topic

Witnesses

Biological Resources

Applicant: Debra Crowe

Staff: Marc Sazaki

Soil and Water Resources

Applicant: John Dickey, Noel Williams

Staff: Joe O’Hagan, Nancy Monsen

 

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT THE HEARING
PREVIOUSLY SCHEDULED ON NOVEMBER 10 IS CANCELLED

 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1999, Beginning at 5 pm.
(Delta Diablo Sanitation District Board Room)

Topic

Witnesses

Socioeconomics (includes discussion on environmental justice)

Applicant: John Carrier

Staff: Amanda Stennick

CURE: Michael Yarbrough

Community Health First:

Air Quality

Applicant: Gary Rubenstein

Staff: Madgy Badr, BAAQMD witness)

CAP-IT:

Community Health First:

Californians for Renewable Energy:

Public Health

Applicant: John Lowe

Staff: Michael Ringer

CAP-IT:

Community Health First:

Californians for Renewable Energy:

 

 

ATTACHMENT B-2
2ND REVISED SUMMARY SCHEDULE FOR DELTA ENERGY CENTER

 

DATE

EVENT

October 25

Applicant provides Final Determination of Compliance (FDOC) from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)

October 28

Rebuttal testimony on biological resources, and soil and water resources filed.

November 8

Staff and Applicant’s testimony and copies of exhibits on socioeconomics (environmental justice), air quality, and public health filed.

November 12

Intervenors’ testimony and copies of exhibits on socioeconomics (environmental justice), air quality, and public health filed

November 15

Rebuttal testimony on socioeconomics (environmental justice), air quality, and public health filed.

November 3 and November 18

Committee conducts evidentiary hearings according to Attachment A-2.

November 11

Briefs on topics heard November 3

November 24

Briefs on topics heard November 18




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