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  IN THE MATTER OF:
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  MODIFICATION OF THE APPLICATION     )                                    
  FOR CERTIFICATION FOR THE           )	  DOCKET NO. 01-AFC-7C
  RUSSELL CITY ENERGY CENTER          )	    
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NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF THE
PRESIDING MEMBER'S PROPOSED DECISION

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE CONFERENCE
NOTICE OF FURTHER EVIDENTIARY HEARING

NOTICE OF COMMISSION HEARING


I. NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY

On August 23, 2007, the Committee issued the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision (PMPD) for the Russell City Energy Center (RCEC). Copies of the PMPD have been sent to the Proof of Service list. The PMPD may be viewed on the Commission's internet website at: [www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/russellcity_amendment]. For a printed copy, call the Publications Unit at 916-654-5200, and ask for Publication No. CEC 800-2007-003-PMPD. The public comment period on the PMPD ends September 7, 2007.


II. NOTICE OF COMMITTEE CONFERENCE AND FURTHER EVIDENTIARY HEARING

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Committee will conduct a public conference on the PMPD and a Further Evidentiary Hearing as follows:

Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Beginning at 6 p.m.
Hayward City Hall - City Council Chambers
777 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541
[Wheelchair Accessible]

The purpose of the Committee Conference is to consider oral and written comments on the PMPD from the parties, governmental agencies, and members of the public. The purpose of the further Evidentiary Hearing is to take additional documentary and oral evidence necessary to complete the evidentiary record for the proceeding.

The parties and the public are encouraged to submit their comments in writing in advance of the Committee Conference. The Committee is particularly interested in receiving comments on the changes it made to Air Quality Condition AQ-SC12 limiting participation in the fireplace retrofit/woodstove replacement program to residents of Alameda County residing west of the Oakland/East Bay Hills and Traffic and Transportation Condition TRANS-10 adding additional pilot awareness elements suggested by the Federal Aviation Administration and the Alameda County Airport Land Use Commission.


III. NOTICE OF COMMISSION HEARING

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Energy Commission will conduct a hearing on the PMPD at its regularly scheduled business meeting as follows:

Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Beginning at 10 a.m.
California Energy Commission
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, modify, or reject the PMPD. The parties, governmental agencies, and members of the public may participate and offer oral and written comments on the PMPD. Twelve copies of all written comments must be received no later than 5 p.m., Monday, September 10, 2007, by the Energy Commission's Docket Unit, MS-4, 1516 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Identify all comments with "Docket No. 01-AFC-7C." Please contact the Public Adviser as indicated below for information on how to participate.

In addition to filing with the Docket Unit, the parties shall submit their comments via e-mail to the Hearing Officer and to the Proof of Service list no later than 5 p.m., on Monday, September 10, 2007.


Public Participation

For information on how to participate at the Committee Conference, further Evidentiary Hearing and at the Commission Hearing, contact the Commission's Public Adviser's Office, at 916-654-4489, or toll free at 1-800-822-6228; or email: [pao@energy.state.ca.us].

If you have a disability and need assistance in order to participate, contact Lourdes Quiroz at 916-654-5416, at least 5 days prior to the public event you wish to attend.

Technical questions concerning the projects should be addressed to Lance Shaw, Staff Compliance Project Manager, at 916-654-4228 or email at: [lshaw@energy.state.ca.us].

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Paul Kramer, the Hearing Officer, at 916-654-5103 or email at: [pkramer@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 projects, as well as notices and other relevant documents, may be viewed on the Energy Commission's Internet web page at: [www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/russellcity_amendment].

By Order of the Committee.



Dated: August 23, 2007, at Sacramento, California.

________/signed/_______
JOHN L. GEESMAN
Commissioner and Presiding Member
Energy Commission Siting Committee

________/signed/_______
JEFFREY D. BYRON
Commissioner and Associate Member
Energy Commission Siting Committee

Mailed to lists: 7078, 7079 & 7080

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