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Community Calendar Announcement

June 11, 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 Walnut Energy Center Project will hold a pre-hearing conference as follows:

MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2003
Beginning at 10 a.m.
California Energy Commission
Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

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

The Walnut Energy Center project, proposed by the Turlock Irrigation District, would be a 250-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant constructed on an 18-acre site in an industrially zoned area, near the intersection of West Main Street and Washington Road within the City of Turlock in Stanislaus 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/turlock

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

Sincerely,


Chris Davis
Information Officer

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