[California Energy Commission Letterhead]

Data Response Workshop
Blythe Energy Project

Purpose: The staff of the Energy Commission and Western Area Power Administration (Western) will hold a workshop for Blythe Energy Project (BEP) representatives, interested agencies, and the public, to discuss data responses from the applicant related to the Application for Certification process. Data response areas will include but not be limited to: Air Quality; Biological, Cultural, and Geological Resources; Hazardous Materials; Land Use; Power Plant Reliability; Public Health; Traffic & Transportation; Transmission System Engineering; Visual Resources; Worker Safety; Waste Management; Soil and Water Resources; and Project Overview.


Wednesday, June 7, 2000
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


California Energy Commission
2nd Floor Conference Room
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, Calif.
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Project Summary: Blythe Energy LLC has proposed a 520 megawatt natural gas-fired electric generating facility. The proposed project site is located approximately five miles west of the City center of Blythe on Hobsonway near the airport.

Public Participation: The public is encouraged to participate and provide comments. For information on how to participate in the Commission's review of the proposed project, please contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, or toll free in California at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at PAO@energy.state.ca.us. If you require special accommodations, contact Robert Sifuentes, Equal Employment Officer, at (916) 654-5004, at least five days prior to the workshop.

Questions: General information and documents on the proposed project are available on the Energy Commission's website at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/blythe. Inquiries about the project should be directed to Lance Shaw, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 653-1227, or e-mail at lshaw@energy.state.ca.us. News media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director, at (916) 654-4989, or e-mail at cchandle@energy.state.ca.us.

DATE ON LINE: MAY 26, 2000

Chairman and Presiding Member

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