[Workshop Notice Letterhead]

Data Response Workshop
Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility Project
Data Response / Issue Resolution Workshop


Purpose: The staff of the California Energy Commission will hold a workshop for the proposed Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility (LECEF) Project. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the applicant’s data responses and resolve outstanding issues. Discussion topics include air quality, biological and cultural resources, reliability/efficiency, facility design, geological resources, land use, noise, public health, socioeconomics, traffic and transportation, transmission system engineering, visual resources, water and soil resources, and worker safety.
When: Tuesday, November 6, 2001
Location: Airport Inn International
1355 North 4th Street,
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408-453-5340. The location is wheelchair accessible.
Time: Starting at 9:30 a.m., ending at approximately 5:00 p.m.
Project Summary: Calpine c* Power, is seeking approval to install a natural gas-fired, simple cycle electric generation facility at a site located at 1515 Alviso-Milpitas Road, in San Jose, CA. The entrance road for the proposed plant is to be near the intersection of Zanker Road and Highway 237. This is Phase I of three phases. The project is to supply power to the electrical grid, and, upon completion of additional phases, to the US DataPort facility to be constructed in the near future at that location. The Phase I facility is expected to generate 180 megawatts (MW) under nominal conditions.
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, toll free in California at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at PAO@energy.state.ca.us. If you require special accommodations, contact Priscilla Ross at least five days prior to the workshop at either phone number above.
Agency Participation: The Energy Commission staff encourages attendance by representatives of those agencies that have either direct or indirect interests in the purposes of this workshop.
Questions: : General information on the proposed power plant is available on the Energy Commission’s Web Site at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/elsegundo. Inquiries about the project schedule or analysis should be directed to Bob Worl, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 651-8853, or e-mail at jreede@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 ON LINE: October 31, 2001

WILLIAM J. KEESE,
Commissioner and Presiding Member




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