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Community Calendar Announcement

February 20, 2004

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 Morro Bay Modernization & Replacement Power Plant Project will hold a public hearing to discuss the comments of the California Coastal Commission on the Committee's Revised Presiding Member's Proposed Decision on:

Beginning at 1 p.m.
Hearing Room A
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Duke Energy Morro Bay, LLC, a direct subsidiary of Duke Energy North America, is proposing to replace the existing Morro Bay Units 1, 2, 3, and 4 with two new 600-megawatt, combined-cycle, natural gas-fired units. The new units would be located north of the current power plant site and would produce a total of 1,200 megawatts.

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 Margret J. 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:


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


Chris Davis
Information Officer

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