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Community Calendar Announcement

August 18, 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 public conference to discuss the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision on:

THURSDAY, AUGUST 28 2003
Beginning at 8 a.m.
Hendrickson Hall
12746 Ivie Rd.
Herald, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

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 Cosumnes Power Plant, sponsored by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), would be a 1,000-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant to be built in two phases at 500 megawatts each. The proposed location is near the former Rancho Seco Nuclear Plant, 25 miles southeast of the City of Sacramento, in Sacramento County.

The Commission's website contains current information on the proposed project at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/smud

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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