MODESTO IRRIGATION DISTRICT ELECTRIC
[California Energy Commission Letterhead]


STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Energy Resources
Conservation and Development Commission



APPLICATION FOR A SMALL POWER PLANT )  
EXEMPTION BY THE MODESTO IRRIGATION )  
DISTRICT FOR THE MODESTO ELECTRIC ) DOCKET NO. 03-SPPE-01
GENERATION STATION PROJECT (MEGS) )  
__________________________________ )  

 

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF THE PROPOSED DECISION/
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION
AND NOTICE OF COMMITTEE CONFERENCE
AND NOTICE OF COMMISSION HEARING

 

I. NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY

The Committee issued the Proposed Decision/Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Modesto Electric Generation Station on November 7, 2003. Copies of the document were sent to the Office of Planning and Research, as well as to those on the Proof of Service List, and are also available from the Energy Commission's Publications Unit, 1516 Ninth Street, MS-13, Sacramento, CA 95814. For a printed copy, call the Publications Unit at 916-654-5200 and ask for Publication No. P800-03-015. The document may also be viewed on the Energy Commission's Internet Web Site at: [www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/ripon].

Members of the public and governmental agencies may submit written comments. The public comment period ends December 8, 2003. Twelve copies of all comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. on December 8, 2003 by the Energy Commission's Docket Unit, MS-4, 1516 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Please identify all comments with "Docket No. 03-SPPE-01."

II. NOTICE OF COMMITTEE CONFERENCE ON THE PMPD

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Committee will conduct a public Conference to discuss the document as follows:

Tuesday, December 2, 2003
Beginning at 2 p.m.
Modesto Irrigation District Headquarters
1231 11th Street
Board Room
Modesto, California 95354
[Wheelchair Accessible]

Applicant, Staff, and all other formal parties wishing to participate at the Conference must file written comments. Comments shall be served and filed no later than 3:00 p.m. on November 25, 2003. The comments shall also be sent by email to the parties and to the Hearing Officer. Members of the general public wishing to participate at this Conference are encouraged, but not required, to submit their written comments by the same date.

III. NOTICE OF COMMISSION HEARING

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Energy Commission will conduct a hearing on the Proposed Decision and Mitigated Negative Declaration at its regularly scheduled business meeting as follows:

WEDNESDAY, December 17, 2003
Beginning at 10 a.m.
First Floor Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
[Wheelchair Accessible]

The purpose of this hearing is to consider whether the Energy Commission should adopt the document. Members of the public are invited to participate and to offer comments at the hearing.

Information on Public Participation

For information concerning public participation at the Committee Conference and at the Commission hearing, contact the Commission's Public Adviser, Margret J. Kim, at 916-654-4489 or, toll free, at 1-800-822-6228; or e-mail: [pao@energy.state.ca.us].

Technical questions concerning the project should be addressed to James Reede, the Staff Project Manager, at (916) 653-1245 or email at: [jreede@energy.state.ca.us].

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Stanley Valkosky, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 654-3893.

If you require special accommodation to participate in either event, contact Lou Quiroz at (916) 654-5146 or email at: [lquiroz@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, will be posted on the Energy Commission's Internet web page at: [www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/ripon].

 

Schedule for Remainder of Proceedings

EVENT DATE TIME
Comments Due for Committee Conference 11/25/03 3 p.m.
Committee Conference 12/2/03 Begins at 2 p.m.
Close of Comment Period 12/8/03 5 p.m.
Commission Hearing on PMPD 12/17/03 Begins at 10 a.m.

 

By Order of the Committee.

Dated November 7, 2003, at Sacramento, California.

 



JAMES D. BOYD
Commissioner and Presiding Member
MEGS SPPE Committee



ROBERT PERNELL
Commissioner and Associate Member
MEGS SPPE Committee






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