Details for Burns & McDonnell - Ad from 2020-10-15

BEFORE THE ARIZONA POWER PLANT
AND TRANSMISSION LINE SITING COMMITTEE
In the matter of the applIcatIon of
haShKnIfe enerGY center llc, In conformance
wIth the requIrementS of arIzona revISed
StatuteS 40-360, et Seq., for certIfIcateS of

DOCKET NO.
L-21126A-20-0300-00187
CASE NO. 187

envIronmental compatIbIlItY authorIzInG
the haShKnIfe enerGY center Gen-tIe project,
whIch IncludeS the conStructIon of a new
500 Kv tranSmISSIon lIne and aSSocIated
facIlItIeS InterconnectInG wIth the
exIStInG apS 500 Kv cholla SubStatIon In
navajo countY, arIzona.
NOTICE OF HEARING
A PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD before the arizona power plant and transmission line Siting committee
(“committee”) regarding the application of hashknife energy center llc (“hashknife” or “applicant”) for
certificates of environmental compatibility to authorize the hashknife energy center Gen-tie project (the “project”).
the project consists of a new 500 kilovolt (“kv”) transmission line. rebuilding a short portion of an existing apS 230kv
line on double circuit structures to carry the new 500k transmission line, and associated facilities interconnecting with the
existing apS cholla 500 kv Substation line in navajo county, arizona. a map of the project is attached as exhibit a.
the hearing will commence at the high country conference center, 201 w. butler avenue, flagstaff, arizona 86001,
on november 16, 2020, at 1:00 p.m., and will continue on november 17, 2020, november 18, 2020, and november 19, 2020,
as necessary, beginning at 9:00 a.m. on each day. DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE PUBLIC IS STRONGLY
ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE BY EITHER WATCHING THE MEETING ONLINE OR LISTENING TO THE
MEETING VIA TELEPHONE, RATHER THAN ATTENDING IN PERSON. at least 24 hours in advance of the
hearing information regarding online and telephone hearing access will be posted on the project website at
www.hashknifesolar.com and available by calling 303-557-4502. no tour of the project area is planned by the committee at
this time. If the committee later decides to conduct a tour, notice that includes a map and itinerary of any such tour will be
available at the hearing and posted on the project and acc websites.
PUBLIC COMMENT WILL BE TAKEN IN A SPECIAL EVENING SESSION ON NOVEMBER 16, 2020,
BEGINNING AT 6:00 P.M., VIA TELEPHONE OR IN PERSON, AT THE
HIGH COUNTRY CONFERENCE CENTER, 201 W. BUTLER AVENUE,
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FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA 86001. PUBLIC COMMENT MAY BE TAKEN
AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH HEARING DAY, OR AT OTHER TIMES
DURING THE HEARING, AT THE DISCRETION OF THE CHAIRMAN
OF THE COMMITTEE. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT MASKS WILL
BE REQUIRED AND IN PERSON ACCESS WILL BE RESTRICTED
IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS.
FURTHER RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC ACCESS, ADDITIONAL SAFETY
PROTOCOLS, AND REVISIONS TO THE HEARING SCHEDULE MAY
OCCUR DUE TO PUBLIC HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS.
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additional details regarding covId-19 safety protocols and any revisions to the hearing
schedule will be noticed on the project website and on the arizona corporation commission
(“acc”) website at: http://azcc.gov/az_power_plant/linesiting-calendar.asp, and can also
be obtained by calling 303-557-4502. the chairman of the committee may, at his discretion, recess the hearing to a time
and place to be announced during the hearing, or to be determined after the recess. the date, time, and place at which the
hearing will be resumed will be posted on the above-noted project website and the acc website. NOTE: NOTICE OF
ANY SUCH RESUMED HEARING WILL BE GIVEN; HOWEVER, PUBLISHED NOTICE OF SUCH A RESUMED
HEARING IS NOT REQUIRED.
maps and detailed information about the project are contained in the application, which is available at the project
website. the application can also be accessed on the acc website, https://www.azcc.gov. select “cases and open meetings,”
select “find a case in edocket,” select “Search,” select “docket Search,” and then insert the company name and
docket number or Year-matter. please call 303-557-4502 for alternative access to the application. the applicant will make
available final copies of the pre–filing conference, pre-hearing conference, and hearing transcripts on the website.
each county, municipal government, and state agency interested in the project that desires to be a party to the
proceedings shall, not less than ten days before the date set for the hearing, file a notice of Intent to become a party with
the director of utilities, acc, 1200 west washington Street, phoenix, arizona 85007.
any domestic non-profit corporation or association formed in whole or in part to promote conservation or natural
beauty, to protect the environment, personal health or other biological values, to preserve historical sites, to promote
consumer interests, to represent commercial and industrial groups, or to promote the orderly development of the area in
which the project is located desiring to become a part to the proceedings shall, not less than ten days before the date set for
the hearing, file a notice of Intent to become a party with the director of utilities, acc, 1200 west washington Street,
phoenix, arizona 85007.
the committee or the chairman, at any time deemed appropriate, may make other persons parties to the proceedings.
any person may make a limited appearance at a hearing by filing a statement in writing with the director of utilities, acc,
1200 west washington Street, phoenix, arizona 85007, not less than five days before the date set for the hearing. a person
making a limited appearance will not be a party or have the right to present testimony or cross-examine witnesses.
this proceeding is governed by a.r.S. §§ 40-360 to 40-360.13 and arizona administrative code rules r14-3-201 to r14-3-220.
no substantive communication, not in the public record, may be made to any member of the committee. the written
decision of the committee will be submitted to the acc pursuant to a.r.S. § 40-360.07. any person intending to be a
party to the proceedings on the matter before the acc must be a party to the proceedings before the committee.
ordered this 8th day of october, 2020.
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thomas K. chenal, chairman
arizona power plant and
transmission line Siting committee
office of the arizona attorney General

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