Commission-Hosted Meetings on Proposed Mandates and Legislation that Could Impact Oklahoma Utility Bills

In response to the start of federal actions that could drastically increase utility bills, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) is providing forums for other State agencies, electric utilities, consumer groups and all stakeholders to meet on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Federal Implementation Plan dealing with regional haze, Transmission Upgrades, Pending State Legislation, and other upcoming mandates.

Chapter 35 Electric Rulemaking

PUD Cause No 201200001

The rulemaking was filed on January 27 2012, and was approved by the Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners for consideration and comment of all stakeholders.

Rulemaking Important Dates:

  • March 1, 2012: Comments are due to be filed by all interested parties with the OCC Court Clerk's Office. Comments will be posted to this website as available.
  • March 12, 2012: Technical Conference in Room 301 of the OCC.  Transmission related issues will begin at 1:30pm with Competitive Procurement beginning at 2:30pm.
  • March 26, 2012: En banc hearing will be held before the Commission at 9:30am.

The Notice of Inquiry below was approved by the Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners for on June 15, 2011.

NOI Important Dates:

  • June 28, 2011: The regulated electric utilities and independent power producers gave presentations of their integrated resource plans and projected environmental impacts to all stakeholders at 1:30 pm in courtroom 301
  • Comments on Environmental Issues (Questions A.1 through A.7): On or before July 11, 2011
  • 1st Technical conference (Environmental Issues): July 13, 2011, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Room 301
  • Comments on Fuel Source Related Issues (Questions B.1 through B.10): On or before July 18, 2011
  • 2nd Technical conference (Fuel Source Related Issues): July 21, 2011, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Room 301
  • 3rd Technical conference (Open Forum): August 11, 2011, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Room 301
  • Comments on Process Planning Related Issues : On or before September 22, 2011
  • 4th Technical conference (Process Planning): October 6, 2011, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Room 301
  • Deliberations: Rescheduled to October 31, 2012, 9:30 a.m., Room 301

1st Technical Conference (Environmental Issues) - Comments filed:

2nd Technical Conference (Fuel Source Related Issues)- Comments filed:

2nd Technical Conference (Fuel Source Related Issues) - Presentations & Reference Documents:

A.  Presentations

3rd Technical Conference (Fuel Source Related Issues) - Presentation:

PSO CSAPR Presentation

B. Reference Documents

4th Technical Conference (Process Planning) - Presentation:

Regional Haze and Federal Implementation Plan Meetings

An initial Public Meeting was held on March 3, 2011 to gain insight from all stakeholders regarding upcoming mandates and pending legislation. The following documents were supplied by Stakeholders at the March 3, 2011 Public Meeting:

The following documents were supplied by Stakeholders at the March 23, 2011 Public Meeting:

May 23, 2011 Regional Haze Comments Period Related Documents Supplied to PUD:

Regional Haze Related Links:

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