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For immediate release: September 19, 2001
Media Contact: MaryAnn Costamagna - 916-654-4989


Energy Commission Schedules Informational Hearing
and Site Visit to Proposed Colusa Power Project

Sacramento - On Monday, September 24, members of the public and other interested parties will have an opportunity to learn more about a 500-megawatt power plant proposed by Reliant Energy, LLC.
If approved, the facility would be located within a 200-acre site approximately 14 miles north of the City of Williams. The project would be a natural gas-fired, combined cycle electric generating facility.
What: Informational Hearing and Site Visit
When: Monday, September 24, 2001
Beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Colusa County Fairgrounds
Atwood Hall
1303 Tenth Street
Colusa, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)
The informational hearing will be preceded by a site visit during daylight hours. Bus transportation will be provided to the site. Land owners, members of the public, and governmental agencies are invited to participate.
For information regarding public participation and bus reservations, contact the Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, at (916)654-4489, toll free at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at : pao@energy.state.ca.us.
The Energy Commission's Web site provides more information on the proposed project at: www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/colusa

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