[Workshop Notice Letterhead]

SMUD Cosumnes Power Plant
(01-AFC-19) Data Response and Issues Resolution Workshop

Purpose: The staff of the California Energy Commission will hold a workshop for the proposed Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Cosumnes Power Plant Project. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss SMUD's data responses and outstanding issues. Discussion topics are listed below.

When: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 Wednesday, June 12, 2002 Thursday, June 13, 2002
Location (see map): Location is wheelchair accessible. Rancho Seco Plant Conference Room Rancho Seco Plant Conference Room Rancho Seco Plant Conference Room
Time: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Proposed Agenda:
  • Waste Management
  • Cultural Resources
  • Traffic and Transportation
  • Noise
  • Trans. System Engineering
  • Biological Resources
  • Water and Soil Resources
  • Visual Resources
  • Air Quality

** A toll-free conference number has been established for the workshops for those that cannot attend the workshop in person but wish to participate or listen to the workshop. Please call 1-888-769-8921. The call-leader is "Kristy Chew." The passcode is "Workshop."

Project Summary: SMUD proposes to develop the Cosumnes Power Plant Project, a 1,000-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 Lou Quiroz, at 916/654-5146 at least five days prior to the workshop.

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

Questions: 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.


Robert Pernell, Commissioner and Presiding Member

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