[Workshop Notice Letterhead]

Data Request Workshop
Riverside Energy Resource Center

Purposes: The purpose of the workshop is to address the comments and questions of the public, intervenors and the applicant relating to the Data Requests issued by Commission staff in the Riverside Energy Resource Center Small Power Plant Exemption application proceeding and to work toward resolving potential issues. If unable to attend, written comments may be sent to the project manager electronically or to the CommissionŐs address shown below. Questions and comments will be considered by staff and if necessary, will be addressed in the Draft Initial Study.

Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2004
Schedule: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Site Visit 2:00 PM
Location: City of Riverside Water Quality Control Plant Headquarters
Multipurpose Room
5950 Acorn Street,
Riverside, CA 92504
Wheelchair Accessible)

Project Summary: Riverside Public Utilities proposes to build and operate a nominal 96 MW simple-cycle power plant on a 12-acre fenced site within the City of Riverside, California. This proposed facility is referred to as the Riverside Energy Resource Center (RERC) Project. Riverside Public Utilities would develop, build, own and operate the facility. The proposed site is owned by the City of Riverside and is adjacent to the CityŐs Waste Water Treatment Plant. The 96-megawatt natural gas-fired simple cycle plant will consist of two General Electric LM 6000 SPRINT combustion turbines. The proposed project would include the construction of approximately 1.75 miles of new double circuit 69kV transmission line. All transmission line construction would occur in an existing city-owned transmission line right-of-way.

Public Participation: : The public is encouraged to participate and provide comments. For information on how to participate in the Energy CommissionŐs review of the proposed project, please contact Margret Kim, the Energy 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 Lou Quiroz, at (916) 654-5146, at least five days prior to the workshop.

Questions: : Information about the proposed power plant is available on the Energy CommissionŐs website at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/riverside. Inquiries about the project should be directed to Dr. James W. Reede, Jr., Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 653-1245, or at jreede@energy.state.ca.us. News media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Executive Director, at (916) 654-4989, or e-mail at energia@energy.state.ca.us.

Date online: May 10, 2004

Commissioner and Presiding Member

Mailed to POS 7185, 7186, 7187

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