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Oregon Commission to Attend Climate Change Workshop
 
 
November 28, 2006 (2006-025)
 
Contacts: Lee Beyer, Chairman, 503 378-6611; Ray Baum, Commissioner, 503 378-6611; John Savage, Commissioner, 503 378-6611; Bob Valdez, Public Affairs Specialist, 503 378-8962
 
WHAT: An important workshop uniting three West Coast Public Utility Commissions, energy experts and international leaders, to explore goals, key technologies, and best practices in energy efficiency. The event will begin with a Special Signing Ceremony, in which the three West Coast Commissions sign a Joint Action Framework on Climate Change.
 
WHO: Commissioners from the California Public Utilities Commission, the Washington Utility and Transportation Commission, the Oregon Public Utility Commission, and key Commission staff members. Plus industry leaders on energy efficiency will provide expert presentations, including: Paul Baudry, Electricité de France; Mark Levine, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Margie Gardner, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance; Charlie Grist, Northwest Power and Conservation Council; and more. 
 
WHY: To advance energy efficiency as a tool to lower energy costs, promote economic growth and take action on climate change.
 
WHEN: Friday, December 1, 2006; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
 
WHERE: California Public Utilities Commission, Auditorium 505 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA 
 
A listen-only call-in number is available at (877) 675-5901, passcode: 92105. A video and audio webcast will also be available at www.cpuc.ca.gov.
 
The event location is accessible to people with disabilities. If specialized accommodations are needed, e.g. sign language interpreters, please call the PUC’s Public Advisor at (415) 703-2074 or toll free 1-866-849-8390 at least three business days in advance of the meeting.
For more information, please visit www.cpuc.ca.gov/eeworkshop. (Link No Longer Available)
 
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