Notice of Committee Scheduling Conference
[California Energy Commission Letterhead]


Energy Resources
Conservation and Development Commission

In the Matter of:                   )      Docket No. 01-AFC-7
Application for Certification       )      (AFC Accepted 7/11/01)
of the Russell City Energy Center   )



The Committee for this proceeding will hold a Scheduling Conference to take place as follows:

MONDAY, November 5, 2001
Beginning at 9 a.m.
California Energy Commission
First Floor Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)


As a convenience, parties and members of the public who cannot attend the hearing in person may participate by teleconference by calling the toll-free number at 9 a.m., November 5th. USA Toll Free Number: 1-888-625-1619 The Passcode is: Russell City The Conference Leader is: Gary Fay


On October 18, 2001 Commission Staff filed its Petition to Convert Proceeding (Petition) which, pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 20, section 2028, seeks to convert the Russell City proceeding from a six-month expedited siting process to the 12-month process. The provisions of that regulation allow parties to respond within 10 days after the Petition is served. The Committee will rule on the Petition within 20 days of the date it was served.


At the Scheduling Conference, the Committee intends to allow the parties to comment on the Petition and responses to the Petition, and to allow discussion regarding how the Committee should modify the case schedule if it grants the Petition. A copy of the Petition and the responses to the Petition are available on the Commission's web site at or a hard copy may be obtained from California Energy Commission, Hearing Office by calling (916) 645-3893.

Public Adviser and Public Participation

The Energy Commission's Public Adviser is available to assist the public in participating in the certification review process. Members of the public may participate in all aspects of the review process in a variety of ways. If you need information concerning public participation, please contact the Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca at (916) 654-4489 or, 800-822-6228 or, e-mail:

If you have a disability and need assistance in order to participate, please contact Priscilla Ross in the Public Adviser's Office at (916) 653-6631 at least five days before the event.

Technical questions concerning the project may be addressed to Kae Lewis, the Commission Staff's Project Manager at (916) 654-4176 or email at:

Legal or procedural questions should be directed to Gary Fay, the Hearing Officer, at (916) 654-3893 or, email at:

Media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director for Media and Public Communications at (916) 654-4989 or, email at:

Information concerning the status of the project is available on the Energy Commission's Internet home page at:


Dated October 25, 2001, at Sacramento, CA




Chairman and Presiding Member
Russell City AFC Committee

Commissioner and Associate Member
Russell City AFC Committee

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