PurposeThe California Energy Commission staff will hold a public workshop to discuss the proposed Quail Brush Generation Project (QBGP). The purpose of the workshop is to provide a public forum for staff, the project applicant, interveners, members of the public and agencies interested in the proposed project to discuss substantive issues related to the QBGP Application for Certification (11-AFC-3). The specific technical areas that will be discussed are cultural resources, fire protection, visual resources and worker safety. Staff will also solicit input from interveners and members of the public on project alternatives, but will not be prepared to discuss staff's alternatives analysis at the workshop.Additionally, the workshop will provide a forum for members of the public to comment on or ask questions about the proposed QBGP and staff's ongoing environmental review of the project. All interested parties, interested agencies and members of the public are invited to participate.Attendance by the Energy Commission's Public Advisor's OfficeThe Energy Commission's Public Adviser, Jennifer Jennings, will also attend the workshop and will be available to address any questions regarding opportunities for public involvement in the Energy Commission's project review process.