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SA Ju y 2oo Environmental News F~r Bullet For the second time, the was granted last year. Plumas County Board of Su- But, because of pervisors threw its support p oblems, the c behind plans to obtain a was required to get the super- $500,000 grant for an exten- visors' approval a second sion of the Delleker water- time. line. The money will enable the Approval for the grant, commission to fund a project, which is being sought by the supplying water to a pro- Plumas County Community posed commercial project in Development Commission, the DeUeker area. m m The Pacific Gas and Electric sure our customers receive a Company announced a five- reliable source of power at year agreement with Ca/pine reasonable prices over the Corporation's qualifying next five years," said Kent facilities (QFs), ensuring the Harvey, the Pacific Gas and utility receives a reliable sup- Electric Company's senior ply of power at an average en- vice president and chief fi- ergy price of 5.37 cents per nancial officer. "We believe kilowatt-hour, this plan can serve as a Under the terms of the deal, framework for ongoing dis- the Pacific Gas and Electric cussions with our QFs." Company will assume the 13 The Pacific Gas and Electric Calpine QF contracts and pay Company is wlUing to enter approximately $265 million in into similar agreements for prepetition debts on the effec- any of its other 300 QF con- tire date of a confirmed plan tracts, and is currently in dis- of reorganization, cussion with some QFs. On Ca/pine's 13 QFs provide an June 29, the company filed a ayerage of 450 megawatts of statement with the U.S. Bank- delivered power to the utility, ruptcy Court to make its final By locking into the fixed cost, decision on whether to as- the Pacific Gas and Electric sume or reject its QF con- Company will help protect its tracts in coordination with customers from the market the plan of reorganization, fluctuations in the wholesale Today's agreement with market. A recent CPUC deci- Ca/pine is consistent with the sion (D.01-06-015) allowed QFs f'ding because the payment of to enter into long-term con- past costs will be made upon tracts at an average energy the effective date of the plan price of 5.37 cents per kilo- of reorganization. A copy of watt-hour, the agreement will be filed "By insulating against with the U.S. Bankruptcy volatile natural gas prices, Court, and a hearing on the this agreement will help en- issue is scheduled for July 12. Photo I~ The Feather River is slicing into its banks near Chester Park. A plan is being developed to thwart the m Supervisor seeks $25,000 stream restoration By Dave Keller Staff Writer A portion of Chester Park is threatened because the riv- er is eroding the edges of the facility, County Supervisor Bill Dennison said. But Dennison said he is confident the park can be SHADETREE AUTO SALES 283-9740 protected by a $25,000 stream and foot traffic has hurt the also functional," restoration project, riverbanks, leading to its de- Wilcox said A plan to fix up the river- cay. project will take banks that border the park is The project would divert fall when the expected to be placed in front the river away from the lowest point. of the other four supervisors park's edge and repair the ex- "It shouldn't tal0 during the county's budget isting damage with "riprap," Wilcox said. "It'S hearings next month. Wilcox said. nance project." Dennison said he thinks He said workers will install Part of the proje the county will only need to the river bed what are be offset by $2,000 pay for about 90 percent of known as rock veins, which supplies from Co: the project. The rest will be will be angled upstream. Dennison said. made up through donationsBecause foot traffic de- Dennison said and other sources, stroys vegetation, which is hopes that state o$ Dennison has solicited the needed to stabilize the banks, kick in more too! assistance of Public Works Wilcox said workers will in- prove the area asa Director Tom Hunter and stall steps to allow park visi- The supervi Plumas Corp's Jim Wilcox tors to access the river with- pledged to find oth and Leslie Mink. out trampling the foliage, trim the county's According to Wilcox, a "We want to do something thebill. combin ion o ater erosiaa- aesthe/ ic lty, pleasin8 hhat.is .... ~T Through a licensing agreement with the Public Utilities Commission, we purchase the residential listings from the two telephone companies that serve this J Pacific Befl and Citizens Utilities. However, since we are dealing with thousands and thousands of numbers and addresses, there is sure to be some changes from ! time the information was originally given to the phone company. We hope you will take a minute and provide us with the most accurate information available. If there was an error, omission or change in the information recently re/eased in the Pac Bell or Citizens telephone books, please use the coupon below to te about it. Your cooperation in getting.it back to us by Aug. 31, 2001, is greatly appreciated. EVEN IF YOU RECENTLY NOTIFIED THE PHONE COMPANY OF A CHANGE, PLEASE TELL US TOO! THE INFORMATION MAY CROSS PATHS FROM THE TIM BUY THEIR LISTINGS AND THEY UPDATE YOUR RECORDS. We need current information to update our database. If you have previously submitted this form in past, please resubmit. We want our book to be as current as possible. 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