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Community Calendar Announcement

February 19, 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 SMUD Cosumnes Power Plant Project will hold a prehearing conference as follows:

*Please Note Time Change*

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2003
Beginning at 5 p.m.
Rancho Seco Conference Room
14440 Twin Cities Road
Herald, California 95638
(Handicapped Accessible)
-or-
Teleconference: 1-888-790-1641
Passcode: SMUD
Leader: Garret Shean

This conference will provide the Committee an opportunity to assess the applicantŐs readiness for evidentiary hearings, identify areas of agreement and dispute, and discuss procedures for the evidentiary hearing.

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 other interested agencies are invited to participate and provide comments. Those who wish further information about how to participate should contact Roberta Mendonca, the CommissionŐs Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, toll free in California at (800) 822-6228, or by email at .

The CommissionŐs website contains current information on the proposed project at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/smud

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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