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Notice of Data Response & Issue Resolution
Staff Workshop for the

The California Energy Commission Staff will conduct a Data Response and Issue Resolution Workshop for the proposed CPV Vaca Station Project (CPVVS). The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the CPV Vacaville, LLC's (CPVV) responses to staff's data requests and to work toward resolving issues. All interested agencies and members of the public are invited to participate. The workshop will be held on:

10:00 a.m.
Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant
Administration and Control Building
Assembly Room, 1st floor
6040 Vaca Station Road
Elmira, California 95625
(Wheelchair Accessible)


The Energy Commission Staff is currently analyzing CPVV's Application For Certification for the proposed development of the CPVVS project. Staff has provided the applicant with one set of data requests dated March 5, 2009 for the following technical areas: air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, traffic and transportation, transmission system design, visual resources and waste management. The staff workshop will focus on the set of data responses for the above areas and possible resolution of identified issues. Other areas and issues may be discussed if necessary.

Staff's data requests and the Issues Identification Report on the proposed project are available on the Energy Commission's website at: CPVV's responses will be posted on the Commission's website as soon as possible after receipt. Following the workshop, staff will consider the comments it receives and initiate preparation of the Preliminary Staff Assessment (PSA) containing its preliminary analysis of the CPVVS A F C and the potential impacts, including recommendations for mitigation and proposed conditions of certification.


On November 18, 2008, CPVV submitted an AFC to the California Energy Commission to construct and operate an electrical generating plant in the city of Vacaville, Solano County, California. The CPVVS would be a combined-cycle, nominal 660-megawatt (MW) power generation facility.

The proposed project would be located on a 24-acre parcel owned by the city of Vacaville, located at the intersection of Lewis and Fry roads in a rural area within the city limits of Vacaville. On the northwest of the site is the city of Vacaville's Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant (EWTP), and to the east, west, and south is agricultural use.

Public Participation

The Energy Commission's Public Adviser's Office provides the public with assistance in participating in Commission activities. If you want information on how to participate in this proceeding, please contact the Associate Public Adviser, Loreen McMahon by phone at (916) 654-4489, by FAX at (916) 654-4493, by e-mail at, or leave a toll free message at (800) 822-6228.

To request special accommodations for those persons with disabilities, please contact Lourdes Quiroz, the Energy Commission's EEO Officer at or by telephone (916) 654-5146. For those persons with limited English knowledge, request interpreter services by contacting Rod Jones, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 654-5191 or by e-mail at


General information about the proposed CPVVS and related documents are available on the Energy Commission's website at: Please direct all news media inquiries to the Energy Commission's media office at (916) 654-4989 or e-mail at Please direct your technical or project schedule questions to Rod Jones, Energy Commission Project Manager, at (916) 654-5191 or by e-mail at

If you are unable to attend the workshop, written comments may be sent to the staff's project manager electronically or to the Energy Commission's street address shown on the letterhead of this Notice. Please reference the project identification number, 08-AFC-11, in all communications.

Date Posted: April 8, 2009

TERRENCE O'BRIEN, Deputy Director
Siting, Transmission and Environmental
Protection Division



DIRECTIONS: EWTP, 6040 Vaca Station Rd, Elmira, CA 95625
(707) 469-6400 - EWTP Reception Desk


  1. Take I-80 E toward Sacramento/Vacaville
  2. Exit Elmira/Peabody Road in Vacaville
  3. Turn LEFT at signal light (from the center lane) onto Peabody Road
  4. Turn RIGHT at next light onto Elmira Road
  5. Stay on Elmira for 4 (+/-) miles, until you reach a STOP SIGN @ T Intersection
  6. LEFT onto A Street
  7. Take next RIGHT onto Vaca Station Road
  8. Follow road to Stop Sign and turn right. Gate will be on left side, approximately 50 yards from stop sign.


  1. Take I80 W toward San Francisco
  2. Exit Leisure Town Road in Vacaville
  3. Turn LEFT (South) onto Leisure Town Rd (travel approx 4 miles)
  4. Turn LEFT (at signal light) onto Elmira Road.
  5. LEFT at stop sign onto A Street
  6. Turn RIGHT (East) onto Vaca Station Road.
  7. Follow road (makes slight bend to right). Gate will be on left side, approximately 50 yards from bend.

Park in the lot to the West or South side of the Administration and Control Building.


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