[California Energy Commission Letterhead]


STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Energy Resources
Conservation and Development Commission


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APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION OF THE ) DOCKET NO. 01-AFC-12
LOS ESTEROS CRITICAL ENERGY ) APPLICATION COMPLETE
FACILITY (LOS ESTEROS) ) SEPTEMBER 25, 2001
______________________________________________ )

NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSION HEARING RE
PRESIDING MEMBER'S PROPOSED DECISION (PMPD)

I. BACKGROUND

On May 30, 2002, the Committee designated to conduct proceedings in the above-captioned matter issued its Presiding Member's Proposed Decision (PMPD) recommending that the full Commission approve the Application for Certification for the Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility as proposed by Calpine C* Power. On Monday, June 24, 2002, the Committee will hold a public Committee Conference to discuss comments on the PMPD. The 30-day comment period will end on June 29, 2002. If the comments and edits proposed by the parties do not substantively change the Committee's findings and conclusions, no Revised PMPD will be issued. The Committee will distribute a list of Errata to be incorporated into the PMPD upon consideration by the full Commission.

II. NOTICE OF COMMISSION HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the California Energy Commission will conduct a public hearing (Cal. Code of Regs., tit. 20, 1754) on the PMPD at a Special Business Meeting scheduled as follows:

TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2002
Beginning at 10 a.m.
California Energy Commission
First Floor Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
[Wheelchair Accessible]

Teleconference: Interested governmental agencies and members of the public are invited to participate either in person or via teleconference by calling the following:

Toll Free Number: 888- 823- 5065
Conference Leader: Jerome Lee
Passcode: Business Meetings

III. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Members of the public may attend this hearing and offer public comment on the matters discussed at the hearing. Written comment may also be submitted. The Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, is available to provide information and to assist the public in participating at the hearing. She may be reached at (916) 654-4489, or toll free at (800) 822-6228, or email at: [pao@energy.state.ca.us].

The PMPD, any list of Errata, or further information may be viewed on the Energy Commission's Internet Web Site at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/losesteros

IV. FURTHER INFORMATION

If you require special accommodation to participate in this hearing, contact Lourdes Quiroz at (916) 654-5146. Media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler at (916) 654-4989. Contact Robert Worl, Staff Project Manager, with any technical questions at (916) 651-8853, or at: rworl@energy.state.ca.us ]. Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be addressed to Major Williams, Jr., the Hearing Officer, at (916) 651-2020 or at: mwilliam@energy.state.ca.us Information concerning the status of the project, as well as notices and other relevant documents, can be viewed on the Energy Commission's Internet home page at:

http://www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/losesteros/index.html

Dated June 20, 2002, in Sacramento, California.


_____________________________
WILLIAM J. KEESE, Chairman
Presiding Member
Los Esteros AFC Committee

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JAMES D. BOYD, Commissioner
Associate Member
Los Esteros AFC Committee



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