[Workshop Notice Letterhead]


Salton Sea Unit #6 Project
(Docket # 02-AFC-2)
Preliminary Staff Assessment Workshop


Purpose:

The staff of the California Energy Commission will hold a workshop for the proposed Salton Sea Unit #6 (SSU6) geothermal energy project. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the Preliminary Staff Assessment, issued on April 14, 2003. The PSA workshop will serve as a forum for discussing the staff's technical evaluation of the project, additional information from the applicant, and to clarify information still needed to complete the Final Staff Assessment.

Date and Time:

Wednesday and Thursday, May 14 and 15, 2003
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location:

Imperial Irrigation District
Board Room/Auditorium
1285 Broadway
El Centro, Calif.
(wheel chair accessible)

Teleconference:

PLEASE NOTE THE CALL-IN PHONE NUMBER IS DIFFERENT FOR THURSDAY. For those unable to attend the workshop in person, a toll-free teleconference number is provided. At 9:00 a.m. Wednesday May 14, call 888-552-9483 and on Thursday May 15 call 877-546-1568. Provide the pass code: Worl Call; the conference leader's name is Robert Worl.



AGENDA

WEDNESDAY MAY 14: TOPICS AND APPROXIMATE TIMES:

9:00
a.m.
Introduction and Agency Comment Period
Project Description, Cultural Resources, Power Plant Efficiency, Reliability, Facility Design, Geology and Paleontological Resources.
12:00
p.m.
LUNCH BREAK
1:00
p.m.
Soil and Water Resources, Land Use, Traffic and Transportation, Hazardous Material Handling, Public Health, Socioeconomics, Transmission Line Safety and Nuisance, Alternatives
4:00
p.m.
Additional Questions and Comments From Public and Agencies
4:30
p.m.
WORKSHOP ADJOURNED UNTIL 9:00 AM THURSDAY

THURSDAY MAY 15: TOPICS AND APPROXIMATE TIMES

NOTE: CALL IN PHONE NUMBER IS DIFFERENT TODAY! 877-546-1568

Teleconference: For those unable to attend the workshop in person,
a toll-free teleconference number is provided.
At 9:00 a.m. Thursday May 15, call 877-546-1568.
Provide the pass code: Worl Call;
the conference leader's name is Robert Worl.

9:00
a.m.
Introduction and Agency and Public Comment Period
Biological Resources, Noise, Air Quality, Transmission System Engineering, Worker Safety
12:00
p.m.
Lunch Break
1:00
p.m.
Visual Resources including Visual Plume, Waste Management
3:30
p.m.
Questions from the Public, Agencies
4:30
p.m.
Workshop Adjourned

NOTE: STAFF WILL KEEP TO THE SCHEDULE ABOVE.
COMMISSION STAFF WILL STOP DISCUSSION AT THE STATED TIMES
TO INSURE COVERAGE OF EACH OF THE TOPIC AREAS.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!

DATE ON LINE: May 1, 2003