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Notice of Site Visit & Workshop Pastoria Energy Facility Project

Purpose: The staff of the Energy Commission and Pastoria Energy Facility Project representatives will be visiting the Pastoria site and will have a workshop in Sacramento to discuss the proposed Pastoria Energy Facility Project (99-AFC-7). During the site visit (Day 1) staff from Pastoria Energy Facility Project, Tejon Ranch and local agencies will share knowledge of the proposed site. During the workshop (Day 2) Pastoria Energy Facility Project will present a project overview and address questions. The purpose of these two events is to learn about the site and to discuss potential issues.

Day One: (Site Visit to Pastoria Energy Facility)
Time: Thursday, February 17, 2000 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Petrol Travel Center (Conference Room)
5821 Dennis McCarthy Drive Lebec, California

Day Two (Workshop in Sacramento)
Time: Friday, February 18, 2000 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: California Energy Commission (Hearing Room B)
1516 Ninth Street Sacramento, California

Project Summary: The Pastoria Energy Facility Project is a proposed 750 megawatt natural gas fired electric generating facility project. The proposed project is located on Tejon Ranch 30 miles south of Bakersfield, and 6.5 miles east of Interstate 5 at the base of the Tehachapi Mountains.

Public Participation: 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, 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 site visit or workshop.

Questions: General information on the proposed power plant is available on the Energy Commission's website at http://www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/pastoria. Inquiries about the project schedule or analysis should be directed to Kae Lewis, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 654-4176. News media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director, at (916) 654-4989 or e-mail at cchandle@energy.state.ca.us.
DATE: February 11, 2000





ROBERT A. LAURIE
Commissioner




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