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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 conference.

The Committee overseeing the Application for Certification for the proposed Malburg Generating Station will hold a pre-hearing conference as follows:

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2003
Beginning at 10 a.m.
California Energy Commission
Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)
-or-
Teleconference: 1-888-454-6808
Leader: Susan Gefter
Passcode: Malburg

The pre-hearing conference will provide the Committee an opportunity to assess the parties' readiness for evidentiary hearings, identify areas of agreement or dispute, and discuss the remaining schedule and procedures necessary to conclude the certification process.

The Malburg Generating Station is a 134-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant that would be located on approximately 3.4 acres of the City of Vernon's existing Station A power generating facility.

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:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/vernon

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

Sincerely,


Chris Davis
Information Officer

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