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Community Calendar Announcement

September 29, 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 Salton Sea Unit 6 Geothermal Power Project will hold a prehearing conference on:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2003
Beginning at 10 a.m.
California Energy Commission
Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

-or-

Teleconference: 1-800-857-3793
Passcode: Salton, Leader: Garret Shean

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

The Salton Sea Unit #6 Project, proposed by CE Obsidian Energy, would be 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 Margaret Kim, 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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