Community Calendar Announcement

October 23, 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 hearings.

The Committee overseeing the Application for Certification for the proposed Elk Hills project will hold a Conference and Evidentiary Hearing as follows:

THURSDAY, October 26, 2000
9 a.m.
California Energy Commission
First Floor Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Elk Hills Power, LLC, is proposing to construct and operate a nominally rated 500-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined cycle, electricity-generating facility in Kern County. The proposed plant would be built approximately 25 miles west of the City of Bakersfield in the Elk Hills region. The power plant and related facilities, such as the electric transmission line, natural gas pipeline, and water lines are under the California Energy Commission's siting authority.

Members of the public and interested agencies are invited to participate in the evidentiary hearing. Time will be reserved at each hearing to allow members of the public to comment. Those who wish further information about how to participate should contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, toll free in California 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) 654-4989 if you prefer to have your name removed from our mailing list. Thank you.


Mary Ann Costamagna
Information Officer

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