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Community Calendar Announcement


September 6, 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 conference.

The California Energy Commission staff has scheduled a Habitat Enhancement Program workshop to discuss the proposed Morro Bay Power Plant Project. The workshop will be held as follows:

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2002
1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Veteran's Memorial Hall
Assembly Room
209 Surf Street
Morro Bay, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

The purpose of the workshop will be for the parties and agencies to discuss, verify and clarify Duke's responses to data requests pertaining to the Habitat Enhancement Program issued by the parties to the case.

Duke Energy is proposing a 1,200-megawatt modernization of the existing 1,030-megawatt Morro Bay Power Plant. The applicant plans construction of two new 600-megawatt combined cycle units to replace the currently operating generating units. Each new unit will consist of two gas-fired turbines and one steam turbine.

Members of the public are encouraged to participate and will have the opportunity to comment and ask clarifying questions on any of the subjects. For more information on how to participate, contact the Energy CommissionŐs Public Adviser, Roberta Mendonca, at (916) 654-4489, toll free at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at .

The Commission's Web Site contains current information on the proposed project at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/morrobay

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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