ABSTRACT: Re: Application of California-American Water Company (U210W) for Approval of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project and Authorization to Recover All Present and Future Costs in Rates, the ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE’S RULING REJECTING CITIZENS FOR PUBLIC WATER’S NOTICE OF INTENT TO CLAIM INTERVENOR COMPENSATION AND SHOWING OF SIGNIFICANT FINANCIAL HARDSHIP document copy is embedded.
The Notice of Intent (NOI) is rejected for the reasons stated below.
1. Riley is not a party to the proceeding and did not timely file an NOI for Riley, an individual.
2. The NOI/Amended NOI does not demonstrate that CPW/PWN is a Category 1 Customer.
3. The NOI/Amended NOI does not demonstrate that CPW/PWN is a Category 3 Customer.
II. The NOI has not adequately described the scope of anticipated participation…
III. The NOI has not demonstrated significant financial hardship…
IV. The Administrative Law Judge provides the following additional guidance (see § 1804(b)(2)):
This ruling makes a preliminary finding that CPW/PWN will not be eligible to later claim intervenor compensation. This ruling does not preclude CPW/PWN from participating in this proceeding, at their costs. If they participate and if a claim is later filed, the Commission will reach a final decision on eligibility and the award, if any.
IT IS RULED that:
1. The Notices of Intent to Claim Intervenor Compensation filed by Citizens for Public Water, Public Water Now and George T. Riley are rejected, as set forth above.
2. Additional guidance is provided to the customer as set forth above.
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE’S RULING REJECTING CITIZENS FOR PUBLIC WATER’S NOTICE OF INTENT TO CLAIM INTERVENOR COMPENSATION AND SHOWING OF SIGNIFICANT FINANCIAL HARDSHIP