Notice of Conference Revised Proposed Decision & Continued Evidentiary Hearing
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CALIFORNIA
ENERGY
COMMISSION

NOTICE OF CONFERENCE ON
REVISED PROPOSED DECISION &
CONTINUED EVIDENTIARY HEARING

 
VALERO COGENERATION PROJECT
APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION
DOCKET NO. 01-AFC-5
   
   
   
Contents:

This NOTICE contains the date and location, as well as procedures, for:

  1. Committee Conference for Comments on Revised Presiding Member's Proposed Decision
  2. Continued Evidentiary Hearing on Air Quality

Comments on the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision:

 

 


Public Comments Deadline: October 17, 2001

The Valero AFC Committee released its Revised Presiding Member's Proposed Decision (PMPD) on Valero's Cogeneration Project on October 9, 2001. The Revised Proposed Decision recommends granting the Application for Certification with conditions that mitigate potential environmental and community impacts.

Printed copies of the Revised PMPD are available from the Commission's Publications Unit, 1516 9th Street, MS-13, Sacramento, CA 95814. You may telephone the Publications Unit at (916) 654-5200 and ask for Publication No. P800-01-025. The Revised PMPD may also be viewed on the Commission Internet Web Site at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/valero

Members of the public and interested governmental agencies may submit written comments on the Proposed Decision. The public comment period ends October 17, 2001. All comments (an original and 11 copies) must be received no later than the beginning of the Commission Business Meeting (Oct. 17, 2001) by the Commission's Docket Unit, 1516 9th Street, MS-9, Sacramento, CA 95814. Identify Docket No. 01-AFC-5.

Committee Conference - Date & Place:

The Committee will also hold a public conference to receive comments on the Revised PMPD as follows:

Monday, October 15, 2001
Beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Benicia City Hall, Commission Room
250 East L Street
Benicia, California

Applicant, staff, and all other formal parties wishing to participate at this conference are requested to file and serve written comments on the Revised PMPD by October 15, 2001.

Members of the general public attending this conference are not required to submit their comments in writing. The deadline for public comments by mail or e-mail is October 17, 2001.

Continued Evidentiary Hearing - Date and Place:

Monday, October 15, 2001
Beginning after the Committee Conference (approx. 11:00 a.m.)
Benicia City Hall, Commission Room
250 East L Street
Benicia, California

Continued Evidentiary Hearing - Air Quality:

The purpose of the evidentiary hearing is to establish the record on Air Quality issues through the taking of oral, written or documentary evidence under oath from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), Applicant, Commission staff, and others. The taking of testimony will be preceded by discussion of Air Quality issues and their potential resolution.

Any witness must appear in person to testify under oath and may be subject to cross-examination by other parties. A party sponsoring an expert witness, either by declaration or in person, shall establish the witness' qualifications.

Direct testimony, other than the BAAQMD's Final Determination of Compliance, must be filed and served not later than October 15, 2001.

Help:

800-822-6228
(toll free in California)

916-654-4489

Members of the public may participate in all phases of the licensing process in a variety of ways. If you need information concerning public participation, please contact Roberta Mendonca, the Energy Commission's Public Adviser, at 916-654-4489 or, toll free in California, at 800-822-6228, or by e-mail at: pao@energy.state.ca.us

Information concerning the status of the project, notices and other relevant documents are available on the Commission's Web Site at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/valero

Contacts:

Technical questions concerning the project should be addressed to the Energy Commission Staff's Project Manager, Jack Caswell, at (916) 653-0062 or e-mail at: jcaswell@energy.state.ca.us.

Questions of a legal or procedural nature should be directed to Garret Shean, the Hearing Officer, at 916-654-3893 or e-mail at: gshean@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 by e-mail at: energia@energy.ca.gov



Dated: October 9, 2001

ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION ANDDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION


ARTHUR ROSENFELD
Commissioner and Presiding Member
Valero AFC Committee


ROBERT A. LAURIE
Commissioner and Associate Member
Valero AFC Committee




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