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NOTICE OF RECEIPT
REQUEST TO EXTEND THE
COMMENCEMENT OF CONSTRUCTION DEADLINE
for the
SALTON SEA UNIT 6 PROJECT (02-AFC-2C)

On November 12, 2007, CE Obsidian Energy, LLC (owner of the Salton Sea Unit 6 project) filed a petition with the Energy Commission requesting to extend the five year com-mencement of construction deadline from December 18, 2008, to December 18, 2011. The 215-megawatt Salton Sea Unit 6 project was certified by the Energy Commission on December 17, 2003, and is located in Imperial County approximately 1000 feet southeast of the Salton Sea.

ENERGY COMMISSION REVIEW PROCEDURES

As described in Title 20, Calif. Code of Regulations, section 1720.3, the deadline for the commencement of construction shall be five years after the effective date of the Energy Commission Decision. Prior to the deadline, the project owner may request, and the Energy Commission may approve an extension of the deadline for good cause. A public hearing for the purpose of approving or denying the extension request is scheduled for the Energy Commission's business meeting on December 19, 2007.

This Notice of Receipt is being mailed to interested parties and property owners adjacent to the project site who may want to participate in the petition process.

The petition is available on the Energy Commission's website at www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/saltonsea/compliance/index.html. If you would like to receive a hard copy of the petition and/or the Commission order (if approved), please complete the enclosed Information Request Form and return it to the address shown.

If you have any comments or questions, please contact Dale Rundquist, Compliance Project Manager, at (916) 651-2072, or by fax to (916) 654-3882, or via e-mail at: drundqui@energy.state.ca.us within 14 days of the date of this notice.

For further information on how to participate in this proceeding, please contact the Energy Commission Public Adviser's Office, 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, please contact Lourdes Quiroz at (916) 654-5146. News media inquiries should be directed to Assistant Director, Claudia Chandler, at (916) 654-4989, or by e-mail at mediaoffice@energy.state.ca.us.

Posted November 19, 2008

_________________________________
ROGER E. JOHNSON, Manager
Sitings and Compliance Office

Enclosure Information Request Form. (Adobe PDF file, 1 pages, 36 kilobytes.)
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