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Community Calendar Announcement

August 21, 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 workshops.

Energy Commission staff will conduct a series of workshops to discuss the proposed Cosumnes Power Plant Project as follows:

MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2002

1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION
3rd Floor Conference Room
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2002

3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
HENDRICKSON HALL
(adjacent to Herald Fire Station)
12746 Ivie Road
Herald, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2002

3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
HENDRICKSON HALL
(adjacent to Herald Fire Station)
12746 Ivie Road
Herald, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2002

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION
Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

The toll-free conference number established for those who are not able to attend the workshops but wish to participate is: 1-888-459-9169. The passcode is:500999.

The purpose of these workshops is to receive comments on the recently released Preliminary Staff Assessment. If necessary, the these comments will be used to revise the Preliminary Staff Assessment and be incorporated into the Final Staff Assessment.

The Cosumnes 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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