[California Energy Commission Letterhead]


STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Energy Resources
Conservation and Development Commission




In the Matter of:                      )     Docket No. 00-AFC-12
Application for Certification of       )
Duke Energy for the                    )     Application Complete	
Morro Bay Power Plant Project          )     January 10, 2001
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I. NOTICE OF COMMITTEE STATUS CONFERENCE

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Committee for the Morro Bay Power Plant Project will conduct a Committee Status Conference as follows:

TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2001
Beginning at 6 p.m.
Morro Bay Elementary School Auditorium
1130 Napa Avenue
Morro Bay, CA 93442
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Members of the public, and interested agencies are invited to participate at this event. The Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, will be present to assist interested individuals or organizations and to provide information on participating in the Commission's certification process. She may be reached at (916) 654-4489 or (800) 822-6228 or email: pao@energy.state.ca.us To request a telephone conference, please contact the Public Adviser to make the arrangements.


II. BACKGROUND

On April 2, 2001, the Committee issued a Scheduling Order. The Scheduling Order stated that the Committee would conduct a Status Conference on April 24, 2001. That Order also provided that several deadlines were contingent on reviews by other agencies and that the schedule might require modification based on the timing of those reviews.

The Order directed the filing of monthly status reports by the parties. As noted in the Scheduling Order, the parties must file their first Status Report on April 20, 2001. The Status Reports and the April 2, 2001 Scheduling Order are relevant documents for those participating in the Status Conference.


Purpose of the Status Conference

This Status Conference provides a public forum allowing the Applicant, Commission staff, interested parties, governmental agencies, and members of the public to indicate whether case development is progressing satisfactorily, and to bring potential schedule delays or other relevant matters to the Committee’s attention. Applicant, Staff and other parties will also discuss proposed schedules and possible procedural or other issues that may be significant during this proceeding.


How to Participate

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 or, toll free in California, at (800) 822-6228 or, email: PAO@energy.state.ca.us Please contact Robert Sifuentes at (916) 654-5005 if you require special accommodation to participate at this meeting.

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

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Gary Fay, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 654-3893 or, email at: gfay@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, email at: mediaoffice@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/morrobay

Date On Line: April 9, 2001


ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION




MICHAL C. MOORE
Commissioner and Presiding Member
Morro Bay AFC Committee




WILLIAM J. KEESE
Chairman and Associate Member
Morro Bay AFC Committee




Committee Schedule for the Morro Bay Power Plant

DATES DAYS EVENT
10/23/00 - Morro Bay Power Plant AFC filed (00-AFC-12)
1/10/01 0 Energy Commission Deems AFC Complete
2/9/01 30 Staff files First Set of Data Requests
2/20/01 42 Information Hearing, Issue Scoping & Site Visit
2/21/01-2/22/01 42-43 Data Request Workshop (First Set)
3/9/01 58 Data Request Responses Due From Applicant (First Set)
4/16/01 96 Applicant Provides PG&E’s Facilities Study to CEC
4/20/01 100 All Parties File Status Reports
4/24/01 104 Committee Status Conference
5/9/01 119 SLOAPCD Files Preliminary Determination Of Compliance (PDOC)
5/15/01 125 CAL-ISO approves Facilities Study
5/18/01 128 All Parties File Status Reports
5/22/01 132 Staff Files Preliminary Staff Assessment (PSA)
5/25/01 135 CCRWQCB Files Draft NPDES
5/25/01 135 SLOAPCD Files Final DOC
5/30-6/15/01 140-156 Staff holds various PSA workshops
6/18/01 159 All Parties File Status Reports
7/6/01 177 Staff Files Final Staff Assessment (FSA)
7/9/01 180 Prehearing Conference





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