[California Energy Commission Letterhead]

Notice of Workshop on
Water Supply Plans for
Pastoria Energy Facility Project (99-AFC-7)

Purpose: The staff of the Energy Commission will host a workshop for Pastoria Energy Facility Project (PEF Project) representatives, water agency personnel, other interested agencies and the public. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the water supply plans for the PEF Project. Discussion topics will include: arrangements for a primary water supply for the PEF Project from the Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District, a backup water supply for the PEF Project provided by the Azurix Company, and the environmental impacts of these water supply arrangements. The public is welcome to attend, ask questions and make comments on these topics.


Time: Tuesday, June 13, 2000
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Kern County Water Agency
3200 Rio Mirada Drive
Bakersfield, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)
Telephone: 661-634-1400

Project Summary: The PEF Project is a proposed 750 megawatt natural gas-fired electric generating facility. 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 CommissionŐs review of the proposed project, please contact Roberta Mendonca, the CommissionŐs 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 CommissionŐs website at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/pastoria. Inquiries about the project 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 ON LINE: June 12, 2000

Commissioner and Presiding Member

Mailed to lists 759 & 760

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