For immediate release: June 1, 2000
Media Contact: Claudia Chandler -- 916 654-4989



Energy Commission Schedules Informational Hearing and Site Visit
to Proposed Mountainview Energy Project


Sacramento - On Tuesday, June 13, 2000, members of the public and other interested parties will have an opportunity to learn more about the Mountainview Energy Project, a 1056-megawatt power plant proposed by Mountainview Power Company, LLC.

If approved, the Mountainview Project, a natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant, would be located at an existing 66-megawatt power plant site, on an 16.3-acre parcel at the northeast corner of San Bernardino Avenue and Mountainview, in an unincorporated section of San Bernardino County.

What: Informational hearing and site visit
Who: The hearing is an open meeting where interested members of the
public are welcome to participate and ask questions about the
project.
When: TUESDAY, June 13, 2000
Beginning at 3 p.m. At 4:30 p.m. the hearing will recess to allow for a site visit
The Information Hearing resumes at 6 p.m.
Where: Norman F. Feldheym Central Library
Mary Bell Kellogg Room, Section A
555 West 6th Street
San Bernardino, California 92410
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Bus transportation to the site will be provided from the hearing location. Personal cars will not be permitted. Land owners, members of the general public, and governmental agencies are invited to participate in this tour. Reservations to participate in the tour should be made through the Energy Commission's Public Adviser's Office at (916) 654-4489, (800) 822-6228 or by e-mail at: pao@energy.state.ca.us.

For information regarding public participation, contact the Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca. The Public Adviser will be present at the informational hearing and site visit to explain the Commission's certification process and assist those interested in participating.

Information concerning the status of the Mountainview Power Project, as well as notices and other relevant documents, is also available on the Energy Commission's Internet Website at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/mountainview

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