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Community Calendar Announcement


January 18, 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 site visit and workshop.

Energy Commission staff will conduct a site visit and data response workshop to discuss the proposed Consumnes Power Plant Project as follows:

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2002
Site Visit beginning at 9 a.m.
Workshop beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Hendrickson Hall
12746 Ivie Road
Herald, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2002
Workshop beginning at 10 a.m.
First Floor Hearing Room A
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

The site visit will include the proposed 26-mile natural gas pipeline route, the power plant site, and the construction laydown areas. The workshop is being held to discuss the applicant's data responses and outstanding issues.

The Consumnes Power Plant, proposed by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), would be a 1,000-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant located near the former Rancho Seco Nuclear Plant, 25 miles southeast of the City of Sacramento, in Sacramento County.

Members of the public and interested agencies are invited to participate and provide comments. Time will be reserved 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: pao@energy.state.ca.us.

The Commission's Web Site contains current information on the proposed project at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/smud/

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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