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File #: R-14-59   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 5/5/2014 In control: City Council
Final action: 6/9/2014
Enactment date: 6/27/2014 Enactment #: R-2014-046
Title: F/S Relating To Public Service Company Of New Mexico's Plan To Replace 836 Megawatts At The San Juan Generating Station; Urging The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission To Modify PNM's Plan And Claims For Cost Recovery (Benton, Gibson)
Attachments: 1. R-59, 2. R-59 Approved Floor Substitute, 3. R-59fsfinal, 4. FS R-59Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
6/27/2014 City Clerk Published  Action details
6/27/2014 Mayor Not Signed by the Mayor  Action details
6/19/2014 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
6/9/2014 City Council Passed as SubstitutedPass Action details
6/9/2014 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
5/19/2014 City Council Accepted Without Recommendation  Action details
5/12/2014 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council Without RecommendationPass Action details
5/5/2014 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
5/5/2014 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-FIRST COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S R-14-59 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton & Diane Gibson


RESOLUTION
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F/S Relating To Public Service Company Of New Mexico's Plan To Replace 836 Megawatts At The San Juan Generating Station; Urging The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission To Modify PNM's Plan And Claims For Cost Recovery (Benton, Gibson)
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RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF NEW MEXICO'S PLAN TO REPLACE 836 MEGAWATTS AT THE SAN JUAN GENERATING STATION; URGING THE NEW MEXICO PUBLIC REGULATION COMMISSION TO MODIFY PNM'S PLAN AND CLAIMS FOR COST RECOVERY.
WHEREAS, on February 15, 2013, Governor Susana Martinez, the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an agreement to close San Juan Generating Station (SJGS) Units 2 & 3 (836 megawatts), install pollution controls on Units 1 & 4, and reduce state permit levels for nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxides; and
WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque applauds the agreement between Governor Martinez, PNM and the EPA to close SJGS Units 2 and 3, install pollution controls, and reduce state permit levels for nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxides as referenced in the Revised State Implementation Plan; and
WHEREAS, PNM's replacement power plan submitted to the Public Regulation Commission (PRC) on December 20, 2013, as part of docket # 13-00390-UT, includes the following, some of which may be decided in future cases:
(1) PNM is owner of 50% of units 2 & 3, or 418 megawatts;
(2) The purchase of 78 megawatts more coal from SJGS Unit 4 for 52.5 million dollars;
(3) A certificate of public convenience and necessity to import nuclear generation (134 megawatts) from Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station (PVNGS) Unit 3 in Arizona, at a rate-base valuation of $335 million dollars;
(4) The construction of a new peaking natural gas plant (177 megawa...

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