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Community Calendar Announcement


May 8, 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 hearing and workshop.

Energy Commission staff will conduct a project status hearing and issue resolution workshop to discuss the proposed SMUD Consumnes Power Plant Project as follows:

Project Status Hearing:

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2002
Beginning at 10 a.m.
Hearing Room A
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

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Issue Resolution Workshop:

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2002
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Hearing Room B
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

The hearing is being held to review the following: the status of the hearing, objections or any pending motion to compel responses to data requests, the timeliness of Applicant data submissions, and the schedule for the remainder of the Application for Certification proceeding. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the Applicant's data responses on waste management 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. 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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