[California Energy Commission Letterhead]


Notice of Workshop to Discuss Fire Protection Issues for the
Pittsburg District Energy Facility
Docket Number 98-AFC-1



The Pittsburg District Energy Facility (PDEF), Limited Liability Company, is proposing to develop a 500 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant. The proposed location for this plant is on a 12-acre site on East 3rd Street, west of the intersection of East 3rd Street and Columbia in the City of Pittsburg in eastern Contra Costa County. The projectÕs major linear features will include a new natural gas pipeline; a new pipeline for reclaimed water; a new 115 kilovolt transmission line that will interconnect with Pacific Gas and ElectricÕs existing Pittsburg Power Plant substation; and a truck bypass road.

The purpose of the workshop is to discuss issues raised by the Contra Costa Fire Protection District regarding fire protection to the Pittsburg District Energy Facility and Delta Energy Center. The applicant, intervenors and public will have an opportunity to ask clarifying questions and participate in the technical discussion with staff and the Fire District. The workshop will be held:

Wednesday, June 30, 1999
9 a.m. to Noon
California Energy Commission - Hearing Room A
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California

OR

Via Telephone Conference Call
(916) 657-4100
Conference Call Leader: Lorraine White


The location of the meeting is wheelchair accessible. If you require special accommodations to attend the workshop, contact Robert Sifuentes at (916) 654-5004, at least five days prior to the workshop. Persons who want information on how to participate in the Commission's review of the project should contact Ms. 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. Technical or project schedule questions should be directed to Lorraine White, Siting Project Manager, in the Energy Facilities Siting and Environmental Protection Division at (916) 654-4082, or by E-mail at lwhite@energy.state.ca.us. The status of the project and copies of project related documents are available on the Energy Commission's Internet page at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/pittsburg. News media inquiries should be directed to Assistant Executive Director, Claudia Chandler, at (916) 654-4989.



DATE PLACED ON LINE: JUNE 28, 1999



___________________________
DAVID A. ROHY, Ph.D.
Vice Chair and Presiding Member



Mailed to Lists: 705 & 712




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