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PSA Workshop Notice
Otay Mesa Generating Project

MEETING CANCELLED!



Purpose: The California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) staff released the Preliminary Staff Assessment (PSA) for the Otay Mesa Generating Project (99-AFC-5) on May 3, 2000. The PSA can be viewed on the Energy Commission web site at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/otaymesa. Staff will conduct a workshop on June 5, 2000, covering the transmission system engineering, reliability, and efficiency areas contained in the PSA.. The public is invited to attend the workshop and is encouraged to make comments. Written comments on the PSA will be accepted through June 19 2000, and should be mailed to Eileen Allen, Project Manager, at the California Energy Commission Š 1516 Ninth Street, MS-15, Sacramento, CA 95814. A Comment Form is provided for your convenience. The Final Staff Assessment will reflect comments received from the public
Time: Meeting Cancelled
Monday, June 5, 2000
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Topics: Transmission System Engineering; and Reliability and Efficiency (gas supply and capacity)
Location: Chula Vista Public Library Conference Room
365 F Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Project Summary: On August 2, 1999, the Otay Mesa Generating Company, LLC filed an Application for Certification (AFC) seeking approval from the California Energy Commission to construct and operate the proposed 510-megawatt (MW) Otay Mesa Generating Project. The project is proposed to be located in the East Otay Mesa region of western San Diego County. The site is located northeast of the intersection of Otay Mesa and Alta Roads; about 15 miles southeast of San Diego and about 1.5 miles north of the U.S./Mexico border. The project, as proposed by the Otay Mesa Generating Company, LLC, consists of building a nominal 510-megawatt natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant.
Public Participation: For information on how to participate in the CommissionÕs review of the proposed project, please contact Roberta Mendonca, the CommissionÕs 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 Robert Sifuentes, Equal Employment Officer, at (916) 654-5004, at least five days prior to the workshop.

Questions: General information on the proposed power plant is available on the Energy CommissionÕs website at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/otaymesa. Inquiries about the project schedule or analysis should be directed to Eileen Allen, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 654-4082.

News media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director, at (916) 654-4989.



DATE ON LINE: May 31, 2000




ROBERT A. LAURIE
Commissioner and Presiding Member






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