Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility 2 Workshop Data Responses and Issues
[Workshop Notice Letterhead]


Los Esteros Critical Energy
Facility Project
Phase 1 Staff Assessment Workshop

Purpose: The staff of the California Energy Commission will hold a workshop for the Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility (LECEF) Phase 1 Staff Assessment. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss all technical areas and conditions of certification in the Staff Assessment for the recertification of the LECEF simple-cycle license and resolve outstanding issues. Discussion topics will include air quality, biological resources, and water and soil resources.

When:

Friday, October 22, 2004

Location:

Clarion Hotel, Park Plaza, San Jose Airport Inn
1355 North 4th Street,
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 453-5340
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Time:

Starting at 9:30 a.m.,
ending at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Project Summary: Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility, LLC, is seeking recertification of its license to operate the natural gas-fired, simple cycle electric generation facility at 800 Thomas Foon Chew Way, in San Jose, CA., near the intersection of Zanker Road and Highway 237. This project was originally license by the Energy Commission on July 2, 2002, under emergency provisions in force at that time. The project supplies power to the electrical grid through an interconnection to the Los Esteros Substation-Nortech 115 kV transmission line. The Phase I facility currently generates 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 Margret J. Kim, 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 Lourdes Quiroz at (916-654-5146).

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: The Staff Assessment, Application for Certification and other information on the proposed power plant is available on the Energy Commission's Web Site at http://www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/losesteros2. Inquiries about the project schedule or analysis should be directed to Robert Worl, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 651-8853, or e-mail at rworl@energy.state.ca.us. News media inquiries should be directed to the Media Office (916) 654-4989, or e-mail at mediaoffice@energy.state.ca.us.

Date Online: October 12, 2004


WILLIAM J. KEESE
Commissioner and Presiding Member

Mail Lists: POS, 7190 & 7191




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