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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2013-01184

CCR details

Tracking Number 2013-01184
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 700 Department of Regulatory Agencies
Agency 723 Public Utilities Commission
CCR Number 4 CCR 723-3

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 11/12/2013
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2013-01184.DOC
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2013-01184.DOC
Statutory Authority Sections 24-4-101, et seq., 40-1-101, et seq., 40-2-108, 40-3-102, 40-3-103, 40-4-101, and 40-4-108, C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues Rulemaking initiated consistent with HB 13-1292 which modifies 40-2-129, C.R.S., by specifying that, when evaluating utility requests for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) for the construction or expansion of generating facilities, including pollution control and fuel conversion projects of existing coal-fired plants, the Commission shall consider, on a qualitative basis, factors that affect employment and the long-term economic viability of Colorado communities.
Comments The Commission requests that initial comments be filed no later than December 2, 2013 and comments responsive to the initial comments be filed no later than December 30, 2013. The Commission prefers that comments be filed using its E-Filing System at http://www.dora.state.co.us/pls/efi/EFI.homepage.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS?
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation?
Hearing Date 01/16/2014
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location Colorado Public Utilities Commission Hearing Room, 1560 Broadway, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80202
Contact Name Becky Quintana
Contact Title Supervisor, Policy Advisors & Internal Support
Contact Telephone 303-894-2881
Contact email Rebecca.Quintana@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules
AGO requested date

Termination information

Date 11/12/2014
Reason We find that the record does not support changes proposed by the participants or included in the Recommended Decision, and we set aside the rules proposed in the Recommended Decision. The Commission shall issue a new NOPR to determine what pollution control projects are in the ordinary course of business. The Recommended Decision shall not become a decision of the Commission pursuant to 40-6-109, C.R.S.