In the Matter of: ) Docket No. 99-AFC-3 ) Application for Certification for the ) NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE Metcalf Energy Center [Calpine ) -and- ORDER Corporation and Bechtel Enterprises, Inc.] ) ___________________________________________)
I. NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE
The Metcalf AFC Committee (Committee) designated by the California Energy Commission to conduct proceedings in this case has scheduled a Status Conference as follows:
WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2000
Beginning at 6 p.m. and ending
No later than 10 p.m.
Baldwin Elementary School
280 Martinvale Lane
San Jose, California 95119
The purposes of this conference are to discuss the progress of the case thus far and to assess any effects of recent developments upon the scheduling of future events. Because of the limited time available, the Committee is primarily interested in public comment upon these and other relevant procedural matters. General public comment will be allowed only as time permits.
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 Energy Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489 or, toll free in California, at (800) 822-6228, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require special accommodation to participate at this meeting, please contact Robert Sifuentes at (916) 654-5004, or email: email@example.com
Technical questions concerning the project should be addressed to Paul Richins, the Commission's Project Manager, at (916) 654-4074, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Stanley W. Valkosky, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 654-3893.
Media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director for Media and Public Communications, at (916) 654-4989, or email at: email@example.com
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:
Recently, Applicant has supplemented the Application for Certification, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) has issued its Preliminary Determination of Compliance (DOC), and Staff has released (and is currently conducting workshops on) its Preliminary Staff Assessment (PSA). Intervenor Coyote Valley Research Park has also filed a "Motion for an Order Directing Staff to Prepare a Supplemental Preliminary Staff Assessment and an Order to Modify the Case Schedule." These events can affect both the adequacy of the existing substantive analysis and the need for additional analysis, as well as the scheduling of future events in this proceeding.
These matters will be discussed at the Status Conference. In addition, all parties intending to participate at the Status Conference shall serve and file written statements specifically addressing:
- the necessity for further discovery;
- the status and anticipated timing of any required federal actions;
- the issuance of a Final DOC by the BAAQMD;
- the necessity of reissuing the PSA;
- the timing of necessary actions by the City of San Jose;
- the scheduling of future prehearing (i.e. those occurring in advance of evidentiary hearings) events including the Prehearing Conference and issuance of the Final Staff Assessment; and
- other procedurally relevant matters.
These written statements shall be served on all other parties and filed with the Energy Commission's Docket Unit, MS-4, 1516 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, no later than 5:00 p.m. on TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2000.
Date On Line: July 10, 2000
ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
ROBERT A. LAURIE, Commissioner
Metcalf AFC Committee
WILLIAM J. KEESE, Chairman
Metcalf AFC Committee
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