Utilities expert witnesses will be testifying next month in the regulatory hearings into San Diego Gas & Electric’s proposal to build the controversial $1.3 billion Sunrise Powerlink. SDG&E proposing that Sunrise would begin in Imperial County, cross Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and then run across North San Diego County communities. SDG&E said it welcomes restarting the hearings which will include expert witnesses testifying under oath and subject to cross-examination. SignOnSanDiego.com writes:
Administrative Law Judge Steven Weissman of the California Public Utilities Commission yesterday set Sept. 4 as the date to restart the hearings and laid out a new schedule for future sessions. Although the first round of hearings was in San Diego, the hearings will resume in San Francisco, site of the PUC headquarters. The new schedule calls for sessions Sept. 4-7, Sept. 26-28 and Oct. 3-4, with the last two days optional.