Purpose: The purpose of this workshop is to gather additional information and work through final issues in preparation for the Final Staff Assessment (FSA). The topics to be covered at this workshop are: biological resources, fire protection, land use, transmission system engineering, visual resources, water resources/cooling alternative supply, and project schedule. Staff welcomes comments on these subjects from members of the public, the Applicant, intervenors, and local, state and federal agencies. Parties that cannot attend in person can access the workshop via telephone conference by calling 1-888-455-3619 toll-free and entering the pass-code 12864 to gain access. Written comments on this workshop are needed by December 12, 2002.
Project Summary: On October 12, 2001, Midway Power, LLC (MPLLC), a Delaware limited liability company and subsidiary of Florida Power and Light (FPL), filed an Application for Certification (AFC) for the Tesla Power Project (TPP). MPLLC is seeking approval from the California Energy Commission (Energy Commission) to construct and operate a 1,120 MW combined cycle power generating plant. The site is located on a 60-acre portion of a 160-acre parcel, about 0.5 miles north of the PG&E Tesla Substation in Alameda County.
Public Participation: The public is encouraged to participate and provide comments. For information on how to participate in the Energy Commission's review of the proposed project, please contact Roberta Mendonca, the Energy Commission's 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.
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.
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