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Energy Resources
Conservation and Development Commission

On June 30, 1999, the Committee designated to conduct proceedings in the above-captioned matter published the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision (PMPD). The PMPD contains the Committee's findings and conclusions based on the evidence of record and recommends approval of the Pittsburg District Energy Facility (PDEF) under specified Conditions of Certification in accordance with the Commission's regulations.

To obtain a copy of the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision, send a self-addressed mailing label to the Commission's Publications Unit, 1516 9th Street, MS-13, Sacramento, CA 95814, or call (916) 654-5200 and refer to Publication No. P800-99-011. The PMPD may also be accessed on the Commission's Internet Website and downloaded as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file.

The Committee will conduct a public Conference in Pittsburg to receive comments and suggested revisions to the Proposed Decision, and an Evidentiary Hearing, if necessary, to receive evidence regarding the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's capacity to service the proposed project and other matters as required, on the following date:

TUESDAY, JULY 20, 1999
Beginning at 6 p.m.
Pittsburg City Hall
City Council Chambers
65 Civic Avenue
Pittsburg, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Applicant, Staff, and Intervenors shall file written comments on the PMPD. These comments must be served on the Proof of Service List and filed no later than 5 p.m. FRIDAY, JULY 16, 1999. Members of the general public and governmental agencies, who are planning to participate at the Conference, are encouraged to file their written comments on the PMPD by this date.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT THE COMMENT PERIOD ENDS ON JULY 30, 1999. In addition to participating at the Conference noticed above, any person may submit written comments on the PMPD during the 30-day comment period that ends on July 30, 1999. Written comments must be filed with the California Energy Commission Docket Unit, 1516 Ninth Street, MS-4, Sacramento, CA 95814. All comments must reference Docket No. 98-AFC-1 on the cover page.

For information on how to participate in this proceeding, contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commission's Public Adviser, at 654-4489 or toll free, (800) 822-6228 or e-mail: pao@energy.state.ca.us.

If you require special accommodations, contact Robert Sifuentes at (916) 654-5004 or e-mail: rsifuent@energy.state.ca.us.

For technical questions concerning the proposed project, contact Lorraine White, Regulatory Project Manager, at (916) 654-4075 or e-mail: lwhite@energy.state.ca.us.

You may address any legal or procedural inquiries to Susan Gefter, Hearing Officer, at (916) 654-3893 or e-mail: sgefter@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 E-mail: energia@energy.ca.gov

Dated: June 30, 1999


DAVID A. ROHY, Ph.D., Vice Chair
Presiding Member

MICHAL C. MOORE, Commissioner
Associate Member

Mailed to List 712

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