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Community Calendar Announcement

February 24, 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.

California Energy Commission staff will conduct a data response workshop on the proposed Salton Sea Unit #6 Project as follows:

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2003
Beginning at 11 a.m.
California Energy Commission
1st Floor, Hearing Room B
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)
-or-
Teleconference: 1-800-779-8483
Passcode: 18226
Leader: Robert Worl

The workshop will provide the staff an opportunity to discuss any outstanding issues and the applicant's data responses on topics such as air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, hazardous material handling, land use, public health, soil and water resources, traffic and transportation, transmission system engineering, and visual resources.

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:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/saltonsea/

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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