[California Energy Commission Letterhead]


STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Energy Resources
Conservation and Development Commission






In the Matter of:                       )     Docket No. 99-AFC-1
                                        )
                                        )     DATE CHANGE FOR
Application for Certification for the   )     COMMITTEE CONFERENCE
ELK HILLS Power Project                 )           and
(ELK HILLS)                             )     EVIDENTIARY HEARING
________________________________________)




PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Committee's Notice of Committee Conference and Notice of Evidentiary Hearing, dated September 15, 2000, (Notice) is herein Revised as to the date of hearing only!

Monday, OCTOBER 23, 2000 IS CANCELLED.

Thursday, OCTOBER 26, 2000, IS THE NEW HEARING DATE
for the Committee Conference and Evidentiary Hearing.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2000 (NEW DATE)
Beginning at 9 a.m.
California Energy Commission
First Floor Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Other than a change in the date of hearing, there are no substantive revisions to the Notice. For ease of reference, the Notice (Revised as to date of hearing) is repeated below.

Applicant, Staff, and CURE must file written comments prior to the Conference on the PMPD. These written comments shall be served and filed no later than 3:00 p.m., Monday, October 16, 2000. Written comments by intervenors and members of the general public wishing to participate at the Conference may also be filed by the same date.


II. NOTICE OF EVIDENTIARY HEARINGS

Immediately following the Committee Conference, the Committee will conduct an Evidentiary Hearing on the water supply issues, which are set forth in the Notice of Availability (p.2) filed with the PMPD on August 25, 2000. All parties should be prepared to complete the evidentiary hearing on October 26.

Applicant, Staff, and CURE must file written briefs, witness lists, and prefiled testimony as set forth in the Notice of Availability prior to the evidentiary hearing. Written briefs, witness lists, and prefiled testimony shall be served and filed no later than 3:00 p.m., Monday, October 16, 2000.

A. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Members of the public and interested governmental agencies are invited to attend the evidentiary hearing, 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 hearings. 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/elkhills

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to the Hearing Officer, Major Williams, Jr., at (916) 651-2020.

Each party is responsible for ensuring that its respective submissions are received no later than 3:00 p.m. on the dates indicated. Identify all documents with "Docket No. 99-AFC-1."



Date On Line: October 4, 2000



ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION




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



ROBERT PERNELL
Commissioner and Associate Member
Elk Hills AFC Proceeding





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