Community Calendar Announcement

August 17, 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.

The California Energy Commission will hold a Preliminary Staff Assessment workshop on the proposed Otay Mesa Generating Project as follows:

WEDNESDAY, August 23, 2000 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. California Department of Fish & Game 4949 Viewridge Avenue San Diego, CA (Wheelchair Accessible)

The purpose of this workshop will be to discuss the biological resources technical area contained in the Preliminary Staff Assessment, which was released on May 3, 2000.

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 . Written comments on the Preliminary Staff Assessment will be accepted through August 23, 2000, and should be mailed to Eileen Allen, Project Manager, California Energy Commission, 1516 Ninth Street MS-15, Sacramento, California 95814.

Information about the proposed project is available 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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