In the Matter of ) Docket No. 99-AFC-7 ) Application for Certification ) ORDER GRANTING LIMITED for the Pastoria Energy Facility ) PURPOSE INTERVENTION (Enron North America Corp.) ) ______________________________________)
Upon consideration of the Petition to Intervene filed by California Unions for Reliable Energy (Petitioner), the Committee makes the following findings:
- On June1, 2000, a Petition to Intervene in the above-captioned proceeding was filed by:
Marc D. Joseph, Esq. Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo Attorneys for CURE 651 Gateway Boulevard, Suite 900 South San Francisco, CA 94080
- The Petition was timely filed.
- Petitioner does not anticipate being an active party; rather, Petitioner
requests limited intervenor status in order to be informed in a timely manner
about the development of issues in this proceeding.
- Petitioner's interests are relevant to this proceeding.
- Applicant has filed no opposition to the Petition.
- The Petition contains the information required by section 1207 of the
Commission's regulations. (Cal. Code of Regs., title 20, § 1207).
The Committee may grant a petition to intervene to the extent deemed "reasonable and relevant." [Cal. Code of Regs., title 20, § 1207(c).] PetitionerŐs sole interest in seeking intervention is to obtain information disseminated in the case. We conclude that PetitionerŐs interests are relevant in this context, and, therefore, find it reasonable to grant intervention to the extent necessary to meet this limited purpose.
Petitioner may also obtain information about this proceeding by viewing the Commission's Webpage at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/pastoria or by contacting the Commission's Docket Unit at 1516 Ninth Street, MS-4, Sacramento, CA 95814 or (916) 654-5076.
ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE
The Petition to Intervene is GRANTED for a limited purpose only. Petitioner shall be placed on the Proof of Service List as a Limited Purpose Intervenor to receive information disseminated in this case. As a Limited Purpose Intervenor, Petitioner may not exercise the rights of a party as set forth in Section 1712 of the Commission's regulations (Cal. Code of Regs., title 20, § 1712); specifically, Petitioner is not permitted to engage in discovery, file motions, present evidence, or cross-examine witnesses under this Order. If Petitioner wishes to participate in the proceeding with the rights of a party under Section 1712, a new Petition requesting such status must be filed with the Committee.
Date On Line: June 8, 2000
ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
ROBERT A. LAURIE
Commissioner and Presiding Member
Pastoria AFC Committee
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