Media Advisory
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For immediate release: November 5, 2001
Media Contact: MaryAnn Costamagna - 916-654-4989

Energy Commission Schedules Informational Hearing
and Site Visit to Proposed Henrietta Peaker


Sacramento - On Thursday, November 8, members of the public and other interested parties will have an opportunity to learn more about a 91.4-megawatt peaker project proposed by GWF Energy LLC.

If approved, the facility would be located on a seven-acre fenced site adjacent to Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s Henrietta Substation, which is approximately 20 miles southwest of Hanford in Kings County. The project would be a simple-cycle power plant consisting of two combustion turbine generators.



What:     Informational Hearing and Site Visit

When:    THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2001
              Site Visit beginning at 3:30 p.m.
              Informational Hearing to follow

Where:   Site Visit:
              Lemoore City Hall Parking Lot
               
              Informational Hearing: 
              City Council Chambers
              City Hall, City of Lemoore
              429 C Street
              Lemoore, California
              (Wheelchair Accessible)

Bus transportation to the site will be provided by the applicant. Land owners, members of the general public, and governmental agencies are invited to participate in this tour. Reservations to participate in the tour should be made through the Energy Commission's Public Adviser's Office at (916) 654-4489, (800) 822-6228 or by e-mail at: pao@energy.state.ca.us.

For information regarding public participation, contact the Commission's Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca. The Public Adviser will be present to explain the Commission's certification process and assist those interested in participating.

Information concerning the status of the Henrietta Peaker Project, as well as notices and other relevant documents, is also available on the Energy Commission's Web Site at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/henrietta

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