The High Desert Power Project, Limited Liability Company (LLC) is proposing to
construct and operate a 680 to 830 MW natural gas fueled electricity generation power
plant. The proposed project is to be located in the northeast corner of the Southern
California International Airport (formerly George Air Force Base), in the city of
Victorville, in San Bernardino County, California. The power plant and related facilities,
such as the electric transmission line, natural gas pipeline, and water lines, are under the
California Energy Commission's (Energy Commission) siting authority.
NOTICE OF DATA RESPONSE AND ISSUE WORKSHOP
FOR THE HIGH DESERT POWER PROJECT
APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION
The applicant has proposed an additional 26 mile natural gas pipeline to connect the
project to the PG&E or Kern River pipelines. The pipeline will follow Helendale Road
north of the project site to State Route 58. On Thursday, April 30, 1998, the Energy
Commission staff will conduct a public workshop to discuss environmental and
permitting issues associated with the additional natural gas pipeline, and to discuss
environmental issues associated with the power plant proposal, including biological
resources, cultural resources, land use, paleontological resources, and water resources. If
you wish to receive a copy of staff's proposed agenda, please contact Richard Buell (see
below), or check the Energy Commission's Internet page at
www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/highdesert/documents. A workshop summary will also
be posted on the Energy Commission's Internet page. This public workshop will be held:
Thursday, April 30, 1998
9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mojave Desert AQMD
15428 Civic Drive
Board Chambers, Second Floor
The location of the meeting is wheelchair accessible. If you require special
accommodations, contact Robert Sifuentes, at (916) 654-5004, five days prior to the
workshop. Persons wanting information on how to participate in the Energy
Commission's review of the project should contact Ms. Roberta Mendonca, the Energy
Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, or toll free in California at (800) 822-6228.
Technical or project schedule questions should be directed to Richard K. Buell, Siting
Project Manager, at (916) 653-1614, or E-mail at email@example.com. The status of
the project and other relevant documents are available on the Energy Commission's
Internet page at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/highdesert. News media inquiries
should be directed to Assistant Executive Director, Claudia Chandler, at (916) 654-4989.
DATE: April 15, 1998
Commissioner and Presiding Member
Mailed to List: 707 NT043098.W52
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