[Workshop Notice Letterhead]

Data Response Workshop
El Segundo Power Redevelopment Project
(00-AFC-14)


Purpose: The staff of the California Energy Commission will hold a data response workshop for the proposed El Segundo Power Redevelopment Project (ESPRP) representatives, public and interested agencies. At the workshop the project applicant and staff will discuss data responses related to the Application for Certification process. Data response areas will include, but not be limited to: biological resources; geology; land use; noise; visual resources and water resources. The public and interested agencies are invited to participate, ask questions and provide comments on the topics being discussed.
Time: Monday, May 21, 2001
Starting at 4:00 p.m., ending at approximately 8:30 p.m.
Location: City of El Segundo City Hall Council Chambers (Wheelchair Accessible)
350 Main Street, El Segundo, CA 90245
Project Summary: El Segundo Power II LLC (ESP II), is seeking approval to replace the existing El Segundo Generating Station (ESGS) Units 1 and 2 natural gas-fired, combined cycle electric generation facility. ESGS Units 3 and 4 located adjacent to Units 1 and 2 will not be modified by this project. The new facility is expected to generate 630 megawatts (MW) under nominal conditions. This is 280 MW more than the old Units 1 and 2 were capable of generating when operating. The project includes demolition and removal of the existing Units 1 and 2 and replacement with Units 5, 6, and 7 in the location previously occupied by Units 1 and 2.
Public Participation: : The public is encouraged to participate and provide comments. For information on how to participate in the Energy Commission's review of the proposed project, please contact Roberta Mendonca, the Energy 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 on the proposed power plant is available on the Energy Commission's website at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/elsegundo. Inquiries about the project should be directed to James W. Reede, Jr., Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 653-1245, or at jreede@energy.state.ca.us. News media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director, at (916) 654-4989, or e-mail at mediaoffice@energy.state.ca.us.




DATE ON LINE: May 10, 2001



[SIGNATURE]
ROBERT PERNELL
Commissioner and Presiding Member





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