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Community Calendar Announcement

April 16, 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 issue resolution workshop on the proposed Blythe Energy Project Phase II as follows:

9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
California Energy Commission
Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)


Blythe City Hall*
Multi-purpose Room
235 North Broadway
Blythe, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

*Via teleconference at 1-888-730-9134. Passcode: "Pfanner Call." Call leader: Bill Pfanner.

This workshop will provide an opportunity to discuss the applicant's data responses in technical areas that include air quality, biology, soil and water resources, transmission system engineering, visual resources and hazardous materials.

The Blythe Energy Project Phase II is a proposed addition to the Blythe Energy Project. If approved, the 520-megawatt, combined-cycle Phase II project will be built within the property boundaries of the existing project, near Interstate 10 and the Blythe Airport, 5 miles west of the city of Blythe in Riverside County.

Members of the public and other interested agencies are invited to participate and provide comments. Those who wish to find out how to participate should contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commission's Public Adviser, toll free in California, at (800) 822-6228, or by email at:

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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