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SMUD Cosumnes Power Plant Project

Cosumnes Power Plant Project
(01-AFC-19) Site Visit and Data
Response Workshop

The Data Response Workshop Agendas are now available on-line


The staff of the California Energy Commission will hold a site visit and workshop for the proposed SMUD Cosumnes Power Plant Project. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the applicant's data responses and outstanding issues. Discussion topics are listed below. Please note that topics listed for one day may also be discussed on the other day if circumstances require.

When: Wednesday, January 23, 2002
Location: Hendrickson Hall Parking Lot
12746 Ivie Road
Herald, California
(The site visit will include the proposed 26-mile natural gas pipeline route, the power plant site, and the construction laydown areas.)
Time: 9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. (approximate)
When: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 Thursday, January 24, 2002
Locations are wheelchair accessible.
Hendrickson Hall
12746 Ivie Road
Herald, California
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street – Hearing Room A
Sacramento, California
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Proposed Agenda:
(subject to change;
please see website at
for updated agendas)
  • Cultural Resources
  • Geology
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Soil and Water Resources
  • Traffic and Transportation
  • Visual Resources
  • Waste Manageme
  • Biological Resources
  • Land Use
  • Noise
  • Project Description, Phase II
  • Transmission System Engineering
  • Air Quality
Project Summary:

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) proposes to develop the Cosumnes Power Plant Project, a 1000-megawatt (two phases, each consisting of 500 megawatts), natural gas-fired, combined cycle power plant near the decommissioned Rancho Seco Nuclear Plant, 25 miles southeast of the City of Sacramento, in Sacramento County. The project would be located on a 30-acre portion of an overall 2,480-acre site owned by SMUD.

Public Participation:

The public is encouraged to participate and provide comments. For information on how to participate in the Commission's review of the proposed project, please contact Roberta Mendonca, the Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, toll free in California at (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at PAO@energy.state.ca.us. If you require special accommodations, contact Priscilla Ross at least five days prior to the workshop at either phone number above.

Agency Participation:

The Energy Commission staff encourages attendance by representatives of those agencies that have either direct or indirect interests in the purposes of this workshop.


General information on the proposed power plant is available on the Energy Commission's Web Site at http://www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/smud. Inquiries about the project schedule or analysis should be directed to Kristy Chew, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 654-3929, or e-mail at kchew@energy.state.ca.us. News media inquiries should be directed to Claudia Chandler, Assistant Director, at (916) 654-4989, or e-mail at energia@energy.ca.gov.

DATE ON LINE: January 10, 2002
Commissioner and Presiding Member

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