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Community Calendar Announcement

September 16, 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 a Preliminary Staff Assessment workshop to discuss the proposed Palomar Energy Project as follows:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2002
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
City of Escondido
City Hall - Mitchell Room
201 North Broadway
Escondido, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

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

The Palomar Energy Project, proposed by Sempra Energy Resources, would be a 500-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined cycle facility located on a 20-acre site within the Escondido Research and Tecnology Center industrial park.

Members of the public will have the opportunity to comment and ask questions during the workshop. Persons requiring information on how to participate in the Energy CommissionŐs review of the proposed project should contact Roberta Mendonca, the Energy CommissionŐs Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489 or toll free in California at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at [pao@energy.state.ca.us].

Information about the proposed project is available on the Energy CommissionŐs web page at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/palomar

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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