[California Energy Commission Letterhead]

Data Request and Response Workshop
Blythe Energy Project

Purpose: The staff of the California 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 the applicant's objections to Air Quality data requests and data requests in the areas of Biological and Cultural, Resources; Land Use; Public Health; Socioeconomics; Visual Resources and Project Overview. The applicant has also requested time to present project changes and responses to staff questions from the first data response workshop.


Tuesday, July 11, 2000
9:00 a.m. 4:00 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: July 3, 2000

Chairman and Presiding Member

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