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Community Calendar Announcement

January 3, 2003

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.

The California Energy Commission staff will conduct a data response and issues workshop to discuss the proposed Salton Sea project as follows:

Beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Beginning at 10 a.m.

Calipatria High School
Wirt Auditorium
501 West Main Street
Calipatria, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

The workshop will provide the staff with the opportunity to discuss the applicant's data responses and resolve any outstanding issues on various topics.

The Salton Sea Unit #6 Project, proposed by CE Obsidian Energy, is a 185-megawatt geothermal power plant. The facility would be built on an 80-acre parcel located six miles northwest of Calipatria, within the unincorporated area of Imperial County.

Members of the public and other 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 email at [pao@energy.state.ca.us].

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


Please feel free to contact me at (916) 654-4989 if you prefer to have your name removed from our mailing list. Thank you.


Chris Davis
Information Officer

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