[Workshop Notice Letterhead]

Inland Empire Energy Center
Issue Resolution Workshop (01-AFC-17)

Purpose: The staff of the California Energy Commission will hold a workshop for the proposed Inland Empire Energy Center (IEEC) Project. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss and attempt to resolve all outstanding issues and potential language modifications for various conditions of certification contained in the Final Staff Assessment (FSA).
Tuesday, July 8, 2003
California Energy Commission
(All subjects)
2nd Floor Conference Room - [wheelchair accessible]
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Starting at 10:00 a.m., ending at approximately 4:00 p.m.
Project Summary: Inland Empire Energy Center, LLC, is seeking approval to construct and operate a 670-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined-cycle, electric generating facility near Romoland, in Riverside County. The project site is located approximately six miles west of the City of Hemet, four miles east of the City of Perris, and 30-miles southeast of the City of Riverside. The 46-acre site is bordered by Ethanac Road and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railway to the north, Antelope Road to the west, a Southern California Edison (SCE) transmission line right-of-way (ROW) adjacent to McLaughlin Road to the south, and San Jacinto Road to the east.
Public Participation: The public is encouraged to participate and provide comments. For information on how to participate in the Commissions review of the proposed project, please contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commissions Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, toll free in California at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at [PAO@energy.state.ca.us]. If you require special accommodations, contact Lourdes Quiroz at least five days prior to the workshop at (916)-654-5146.
Agency Participation: The Energy Commission staff encourages attendance by representatives of those federal, state, and local agencies that have either direct or indirect interests in the purposes of this workshop.
Questions: General information on the proposed power plant, including the FSA, is available on the Energy Commissions Web Site at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/inlandempire. Inquiries about the project schedule or analysis should be directed to Jim Bartridge, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 651-8839, or e-mail at [jbartrid@energy.state.ca.us]. News media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Director, at (916) 654-4989, or e-mail at [energia@energy.ca.gov].

Date online: June 30, 2003

Robert Pernell
Commissioner and Presiding Member

Mailed to lists: Mail Lists: POS, 7108, 7109, 7110

Workshop Agenda

Inland Empire Energy Center
Final Staff Assessment Workshop Agenda

When: Tuesday, July 8, 2003 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: California Energy Commission
2nd Floor Conference Room
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

By Phone: 1-888-566-5790 Passcode: 19520 Leader: Jim Bartridge
Agenda: The agenda is as follows:
10:00 a.m. Introductions
10:00 a.m. Summary of issue areas ready for immediate resolution

IEEC no comments submitted:Alternatives, Land Use, Socioeconomics, Waste, PP Efficiency, PP Reliability

IEEC proposed changes acceptable to staff * : Noise, Transmission System Engineering

Staff modifications to IEEC proposed changes* : Traffic and Transportation, Geology/Paleontology, Transmission Line Safety

10:00 a.m. Discussion of remaining IEEC proposals
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Discussion of remaining IEEC proposals
3:30 p.m. General public comments

Other issue areas for discussion include Air Quality, Biology, Cultural Resources, Facility Design, Hazardous Materials, Public Health, Water Resources, Worker Safety and Fire Protection, Visual Resources, and General Conditions. However, because staff availability may be subject to attendance requirements for the 2003 Environmental Performance Report workshop, specific times for discussion of these issue areas have not been scheduled.

* Tentative categorizations that may change after completing review.

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