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Community Calendar Announcement


January 3, 2002

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 will conduct a biological research workshop to discuss the proposed Russell City Energy Center as follows:

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2002
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Hearing Room B
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

The workshop will involve a presentation of the Applicant's proposed plans for the mitigation of project impacts to biological resources. Discussion of these plans and resolution of issues will be encouraged among the Applicant, the public intervenors and interested federal, state and local agencies.

The Russell City Energy Center would be a 600-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant located in the Industrial Corridor of the City of Hayward in Alameda County. The facility would be built on a 14.7-acre site directly south of the Water Pollution Control Facility.

Members of the public will have the opportunity to comment and ask questions during the workshop. Persons requiring information on how to participate in the Energy Commission's review of the proposed project should contact Roberta Mendonca, the Energy Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489 or toll free in California at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at: pao@energy.state.ca.us.

Information about the proposed project is available on the Energy Commission's web page at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/russellcity/

Please contact me at (916) 654-4989 if you prefer to have your name removed from our mailing list. Thank you.

Sincerely,


Mary Ann Costamagna
Information Officer



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