[California Energy Commission Letterhead]

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Energy Resources Conservation
and Development Commission





In the Matter of:                       )    Docket No. 99-AFC-1
                                        )
Application for Certification for the   )    NOTICE OF REVISED SCHEDULE [2nd]
ELK HILLS Power Project                 )    FOR EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS
(ELK HILLS)                             )    (Revised 3/24/00)
________________________________________)


I. NOTICE OF REVISED SCHEDULE [2nd]

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT the schedule for evidentiary hearings in this proceeding has been REVISED [2nd]. The previously scheduled Air Quality and Alternatives hearings on March 29, and 30, 2000, were cancelled by Committee Order dated March 22, 2000. Those topics (Air Quality and Alternatives) will now be heard on May 15 and 16, 2000.

In addition a new backup date for Soil and Water Resources is now May 2, 2000. The May 2, 2000 date is held on an as needed basis. Should the issues surrounding Soil and Water Resources be resolved no later than April 24, 2000, no hearings will be conducted on May 2. All proceedings will be held in First Floor Hearing Room A as follows:

CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION
First Floor Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

[Tentative Hearing Date]
TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2000
[Beginning at 10 a.m.]

-and-

MONDAY, MAY 15, 2000
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2000
[Beginning at 9 a.m.]

At these hearings, the parties (Applicant, Staff, and Intervenors) will present evidence consisting of sworn testimony and exhibits on each topic area. Unless a party's written request for a change is granted, presentations will follow the agenda reflected on ATTACHMENT A.

A. 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. 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.

B. PUBLIC ADVISER

The Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, is available to provide information or to assist those interested in participating at these hearings. She may be reached at (916) 654-4489 or, toll free, at 800-822-6228; her email address is: pao@energy.state.ca.us

C. FURTHER INFORMATION

If you require special accommodations, contact Robert Sifuentes at (916) 654-5004 at least five days before the first hearing. News media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler at (916) 654-4989 or, email: energia@energy.ca.gov

Marc Pryor, the Commission's Project Manager, will respond to technical questions concerning the Elk Hills Power Project at (916) 654-0159 or, email: mpryor@energy.state.ca.us. Information concerning the status of the project, as well as notices and other relevant documents, is also available on the Energy Commission's Internet home page at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/elk hills

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to the Hearing Officer, Major Williams, Jr. (916) 651-2020 or, email at: mwilliam@energy.state.ca.us


III. REVISED HEARING ORDER

Based upon this Notice, the following filing schedule shall apply.

REVISED FILING SCHEDULE
DATE EVENT
FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2000 Staff files Final Staff Assessment, Part III, including witness qualifications and statements for topic areas of Air Quality, and Alternatives.
TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2000 Evidentiary hearings [if needed] on Soil and Water Resources.
FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2000 Other parties file prepared testimony and resumes of witnesses on Air Quality and Alternatives
MONDAY, MAY 15, 2000 Evidentiary hearings in topic areas of Air Quality and Alternatives as set forth in Attachment A.
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2000 Evidentiary hearings in topic areas of Air Quality and Alternatives as set forth in Attachment A.
10 calendar days after the Parties *receive final transcripts of the Air Quality and Alternatives proceedings Parties file Opening Briefs on Air Quality and Alternatives.
7 calendar days after filing of Opening Briefs on Air Quality and Alternatives Parties file Reply Briefs on Air Quality and Alternatives.

* Parties will be deemed to have received the transcripts on the day they are posted on the Energy Commission's website at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/elkhills


IV. FILING REQUIREMENTS

Filings shall be served upon all parties to this proceeding and the Commission's Docket Unit, 1516 Ninth Street, MS-4, Sacramento, CA 95814. Each party is responsible for ensuring that its respective submissions are received no later than 5:00 p.m. on the dates indicated. Identify all documents with "Docket No. 99-AFC-1."



Date On Line: March 27, 2000



ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION


MICHAL C. MOORE, Commissioner
Presiding Member
Elk Hills AFC Proceeding




ROBERT PERNELL, Commissioner
Associate Member
Elk Hills AFC Proceeding

Mailed to Lists: 7000, 7001, 7002 and Proof of Service List





ATTACHMENT A

TOPIC and WITNESS SCHEDULE

The Committee will hear topics according to the following agenda. Any requests for changes/substitutions, etc. should be made in the party's filing, or not later than May 10, 2000.


MAY 2, 2000 (Sacramento)
[IF NEEDED]
10 a.m., Hearing Room A
TOPIC WITNESS
Soil and Water Resources continued from hearing on 3/9/00

MAY 15 & 16, 2000 (Sacramento)
9 a.m., Hearing Room A
TOPIC WITNESS
Air Quality Applicant: Joe Rowley, Dennis Champion, Alberto Abreu, Steve Radis

Staff: Joseph Loyer

CURE: J. Phyllis Fox, Gero Leson
Alternatives Applicant: Joseph Rowley

Staff: Marc Pryor



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