[Workshop Notice Letterhead]

Alternative Cooling Options
Staff Workshop
El Segundo Power Redevelopment Project
DOCKET NO. 00-AFC-14


Purposes: The purpose of the workshop is to receive oral and/or written comments on alternative cooling options and other issues from the applicant, agencies, intervenors and members of the public. Written comments may be sent to the project manager electronically or to the Commission's address shown below. Comments provided will be considered by staff and will be addressed as necessary in the Supplement to the Staff Assessment.
Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2002
Schedule: Alternative Cooling Options       1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Hyperion Treatment Plant, Ferguson Technical Support Facility
Room 116
12000 Vista del Mar
Playa del Rey, CA 90293
(Wheelchair Accessible)

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 with a new 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 Lou Quiroz, at (916) 654-5146, 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: July 5, 2002



[SIGNATURE]
ROBERT PERNELL
Commissioner and Presiding Member








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