Amendments to Small Powerplant Exemption Regulations


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Amendments to Small Powerplant Exemption Regulations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Commission action entails amending regulations relating to the process for considering applications to exempt small powerplants from the Commission's jurisdiction. The regulations remove the requirements for evidentiary hearings and update the required contents of the application. These procedural and information changes will streamline the overall review process.

Contact Information

Jared Babula
Agency Name
California Energy Commission, Chief Counsel's Office
Job Title
Senior Attorney
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
common sense 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
The amendments to the regulations are procedural removing evidentiary hearings and additional process no longer necessary and updating the informational requirements in the application to reflect changes in the California Environmental Quality Act. The regulations are procedural and do not result in any physical change to the environment or impacts.


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