Notice of Rescheduled Meeting/Workshop Hearing DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION The Department of Environmental Protection announces the cancellation of the certification hearing scheduled for May 30, May 31, and June 1, 2007. This hearing has been rescheduled and all persons are invited. Administrative Law Judge Bram D. E. Canter will take testimony and evidence concerning the environmental effects and any other appropriate matters regarding the site certification of the proposed Florida Power and Light Company, Bobwhite-Manatee 230 Kilovolt Transmission Line Project, Transmission Line Siting Application No. TA07-14, DOAH Case No. 07-0105TL, DEP-OGC Case No. 07-0026, pursuant to the Transmission Line Siting Act, ss.403.52-5365, Florida Statutes. On Wednesday, October 24, 2007, the hearing for parties to the certification hearing shall end at 12:30 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. on the same date, a hearing will be held for the exclusive purpose of receiving oral and written communications from members of the public. Judge Canter will prepare a Recommended Order for submission to, and final action by, the Governor and Cabinet acting as the Siting Board, based on the hearing. In regards to parties and rights to intervene, Section 403.527, F.S.,states: (2)(a) Parties to the proceeding shall be: 1. The applicant. 2. The department. 3. The commission. 4. The Department of Community Affairs. 5. The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 6. The Department of Transportation. 7. Each water management district in the jurisdiction of which the proposed transmission line or corridor is to be located. 8. The local government. 9. The regional planning council. (b) Any party listed in paragraph (a) other than the department or the applicant may waive its right to participate in these proceedings. If such listed party fails to file a notice of its intent to be a party on or before the 30th day prior to the certification hearing, such party shall be deemed to have waived its right to be a party unless its participation would not prejudice the rights of any party to the proceeding. (c) Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 120 to the contrary, upon the filing with the administrative law judge of a notice of intent to be a party by an agency, corporation, or association described in subparagraphs 1. and 2. or a petition for intervention by a person described in subparagraph 3. no later than 30 days before the date set for the certification hearing, the following shall also be parties to the proceeding: 1. Any agency not listed in paragraph (a) as to matters within its jurisdiction. 2. Any domestic nonprofit corporation or association formed, in whole or in part, to promote conservation or natural beauty; to protect the environment, personal health, or other biological values; to preserve historical sites; to promote consumer interests; to represent labor, commercial, or industrial groups; or to promote comprehensive planning or orderly development of the area in which the proposed transmission line or corridor is to be located. 3. Any person whose substantial interests are affected and being determined by the proceeding. (d) Any agency whose properties or works may be affected shall be made a party upon the request of the agency or any party to this proceeding.