Community Calendar Announcement

July 24, 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 workshop.

Energy Commission staff has scheduled a two-day workshop to discuss the proposed Mountainview Power Project. Both sessions will be held as follows:

WEDNESDAY, July 26, 2000
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.*
THURSDAY, July 27, 2000
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
San Bernardino County Museum
Fisk Room
2024 Orangetree Lane
Redlands, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)
*NOTE: A site visit will be conducted between 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday
The workshop will reconvene after the site visit.

On the first day of the workshop, data from the applicant will be discussed. The topics include: air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, environmental justice, facility design, geology and paleontology, land use, noise, power plant efficiency, traffic and transportation, visual resources, and soil and water resources. A site visit will be included.

The second day of the workshop will be focused on water resource issues. The applicant has also requested time to discuss issues surrounding inland water policy and water usage.

The proposed Mountainview Project is a 1056-megawatt natural, gas-fired, electric generating facility to be located on an existing 16.3-acre power plant site at the northeast corner of San Bernardino Avenue and Mountainview Avenue. It is in an unincorporated section of San Bernardino County.

Members of the public will have the opportunity to comment and ask questions during the workshop. For more information on how to participate, contact the Energy Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, at (916) 654-4489, toll free at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at:

The Commission's Web Site contains current information on the proposed project at:

Please feel free to contact me at (916) 654-4489 if you prefer to have your name removed from our mailing list. Thank you.


Mary Ann Costamagna
Information Officer

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