A. The Commission may hold hearings with any other state or local agency having jurisdiction to issue any permit, authority, or certificate that is required before construction or operation of a project can begin.
B. In order to ensure timely completion of the proceedings, the Commission may impose a schedule of procedural dates which is subject to change only for good cause shown.
C. Phased Proceeding Requests.
(1) The applicant may request that the construction of a generating station be reviewed by the Commission in phases.
(2) If a phased proceeding is requested and the request is granted by the Commission:
(a) An applicant may file a partial application; and
(b) The Commission may render separate findings of fact on any phase or issue within a phase.
(3) Findings of fact rendered by the Commission under this section are not subject to further litigation unless warranted by new substantive issues or changed circumstances.