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Community Calendar Announcement

August 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 workshop.

The California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop to discuss part one of the Final Staff Assessment of the proposed Salton Sea Unit #6 project on:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2003
Beginning at 9 a.m.
California Energy Commission
Hearing Room B
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)
-or-
Teleconference: 1-877-709-5345
Passcode: 26917

This workshop will focus on identifying, avoiding and mitigating impacts to certain biological, cultural and cultural resources as a result of the construction and operation of the Salton Sea Unit #6 project.

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:

http://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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