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Community Calendar Announcement

April 24, 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.

The Committee overseeing the Application for Certification for the proposed Potrero Power Plant Project will hold a prehearing conference as follows:

MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2002
Beginning at 6:30 p.m.
California Public Utilities Commission
Auditorium, First Floor
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

he basic purposes of a prehearing conference are to assess the parties' readiness for evidentiary hearings, to clarify areas of agreement or dispute, to identify witnesses and exhibits, to determine upon which topics parties desire to cross-examine witnesses from other parties, and to discuss procedures which will assist the Committee in concluding the licensing process in a timely manner.

Mirant Potrero LLC proposes to develop the Potrero Power Plant Unit #7 Project, a 530-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant. The proposed site is at the existing Potrero Power Plant site, formerly owned by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, which is located in the Potrero District of the City and County of San Francisco. Unit 7 will be an addition to the site's existing Units 4, 5 and 6 which are 52-megawatt "peaker" units, and Unit 3 which is a 206-megawatt steam turbine.

Members of the public and interested agencies are invited to participate in the conference. 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.

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


Please 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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