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SCHEDULING ORDER

1st & 2nd QUARTERS

SOUTHERN COMPANY'S Gateway POWER PLANT PROJECT,
APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION, DOCKET NO. 00-AFC-1












Purpose of Scheduling Order:

The Gateway Power Project AFC Committee seeks to provide scheduling guidance to the Applicant, Staff, agencies, other parties, and public for a limited and foreseeable segment of the proceeding.

Based upon submittals and discussions at the Informational Hearing, the following schedule will apply through the issuance of the Preliminary Staff Assessment:

June 27, 2000 Staff files First Set of Data Requests
July 15, 2000 Applicant files PG&E's Detailed Facilities Study with the Energy Commission; Cal-ISO provides comments on PG&E's Detailed Facilities Study
July 27, 2000 Applicant files Data Responses
Aug. 15, 2000 Applicant submits all Emission Reduction Credits to Bay Area AQMD
Sept. 17, 2000 Applicant provides the Bay Area AQMD Preliminary Determination of Compliance
Oct. 27, 2000 Staff files Preliminary Staff Assessment (PSA)

Critical Dates:

Maintenance of the statutorily prescribed schedule is dependent upon the Applicant's providing critical information, particularly to the Energy Commission, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (AQMD), and the California Independent System Operator (Cal-ISO). The Committee requests that the Bay Area AQMD and the Cal-ISO inform the Committee directly, or indirectly through the Commission Staff, if the Applicant has not provided all the information necessary to complete the analyses or documentation identified in the schedule above. Based upon the timeliness and completeness of the information submitted by the Applicant, the Committee may alter the proceeding schedule as circumstances warrant.

Agency and Intervener Information Requests:

In accordance with Commission regulations (Cal. Code of Regs., title 20, § 1716),public agencies and interveners may request from the Applicant or other parties information which is reasonably available, relevant and/or reasonably necessary to make a decision in the proceeding. Agencies and interveners may begin making requests for information now. All requests must be submitted no later than 30 days prior to the prehearing conference, or approximately mid-November 2000.

Status Reports:

All parties shall file and serve monthly, beginning August 1, 2000, status reports concerning information requested or to be provided and any other matter relevant to the maintenance of the proceeding schedule.

Help:





(916) 654-4489

Members of the public may participate in all phases of the licensing process in a variety of ways. If you need information concerning public participation, please contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, toll free in California at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at: pao@energy.state.ca.us

Information concerning the status of the project, notices and other relevant documents are available on the Commission's Internet Web Site at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/contracosta

Technical questions concerning the project should be addressed to the Energy Commission Staff's Project Manager Kae Lewis, at (916) 654-4176 or e-mail at: klewis@energy.state.ca.us

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Garret Shean, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 653-6421 or e-mail at: gshean@energy.state.ca.us

Media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director for Media and Public Communications, at (916) 654-4989 or by e-mail at: energia@energy.ca.gov





Date On Line: June 21, 2000



ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION




WILLIAM J. KEESE, Chairman
Chairman and Presiding Member
Gateway Power Project AFC Committee

MICHAL C. MOORE, PH.D.
Commissioner and Associate Member
Gateway Power Project AFC Committee




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