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For Immediate Release: June 24, 2002
Media Contact: Mary Ann Costamagna - 916-654-4989

M E D I A     A D V I S O R Y


Energy Commission Schedules Hearing,
Tour of Proposed Vernon City Power Plant

Sacramento - The California Energy Commission has scheduled a hearing and site tour for members of the public and others interested in learning about a 134-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined-cycle electric generating facility proposed for construction and operation in Los Angeles County.

Set for construction on the site of Vernon City's existing Station A power generating facility, the Malburg Generating Station would cover 3.4 acres of the entire 5.9-acre Station A site. The location is bordered on the north and west by the City of Los Angeles and is within an industrial land use area.

What: Site Visit and Informational Hearing
When: MONDAY, JULY 1, 2002
Site Visit begins at 5:30 p.m.
Informational Hearing begins at 6:30 p.m.
Where: City Council Chambers
Vernon City Hall
4305 Santa Fe Avenue
Vernon, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Bus transportation will be provided from the hearing location to the site. Land owners, members of the public, and governmental agencies are invited to participate.

For information regarding public participation and bus reservations, contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, toll free at (800) 822-6228 or by e-mail at: [pao@energy.state.ca.us].

More information about the proposed project is available on the Energy Commission's Web site at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/vernon



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