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Community Calendar Announcement


May 15, 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 an issue resolution workshop to discuss the proposed East Altamont Energy Center as follows:

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2002
Beginning at 4 p.m.
Livermore-Pleasanton B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge No. 2117
940 Larkspur Drive
Livermore, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

The purpose of this workshop is for staff to resolve any outstanding issues in preparation for the Final Staff Assessment/Environmental Assessment. Topics to be covered may include air quality, biological resources, hazardous materials, land use, soil and water resources, traffic and transportation, worker safety, and visual resources.

The East Altamont Energy Center, proposed by East Altamont Energy Center LLC, would be a 1,100-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined cycle facility, built on a 174-acre parcel located approximately 1 mile west of the San Joaquin County line and 1 mile southeast of the Contra Costa County line.

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 CommissionŐs 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 CommissionŐs Web Site contains current information on the proposed project at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/eastaltamont

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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