Community Calendar Announcement

July 14, 2000

Dear Editor / Publisher:

If your publication, radio or television station offers a calendar of community events, you may want to include news of the following workshops and conference.

The California Energy Commissioin staff will hold workshops on the proposed Otay Mesa Generating Project as follows:

Topic: Reliability, Efficiency, and Transmission System Engineering
(related to gas supply and gas pipeline capacity)
MONDAY, July 24, 2000
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Conference Room
Chula Vista Public Library
365 F Street
Chula Vista, CA
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Topic: Traffic and Transportation, and Biological Resources
TUESDAY, July 25, 2000
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Caltrans District 11
1450 Frazee Road Suite 506
San Diego, CA
(Wheelchair Accessible)

After the workshop on July 25th, the Committee overseeing the Application for Certification for the proposed project will conduct a public status conference as follows:

TUESDAY, July 25, 2000
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
South Board Chambers, Room 358
San Diego County Administration Building
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

The purpose of the conference will be to identify disputes and timetable reviews on air quality, biological resources, traffic and transportation, and gas pipeline capacity for the Otay Mesa Project.

The Otay Mesa Generating Company, LLC proposes to construct and operate a 510-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant to be located in the east Otay Mesa region of western San Diego County. The site for the project is located northeast of the intersection of Otay Mesa and Alta Roads; approximately 15 miles southeast of San Diego and 1.5 miles north of the U.S./Mexico border.

Members of the general public and interested parties may participate and offer comments during the conference. Persons requiring information on how to participate should contact the Energy Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, at 916) 654-4489, toll free at (800) 822-6228, or e-mail at

Information concerning this project, as well as relevant Commission documents, may be found on the Energy Commission's web page at:

Please contact me at (916) 654-4989 if you prefer to have your name removed from our mailing list. Thank you.


Mary Ann Costamagna
Information Officer

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