Water agency requests review of Edison plant By JEAN TIERNEY - t. Sun Staff Writer VICTORVILLE The Mojave Water Agency has asked the state Energy Commission to take a second second look at Southern California California Edison's plans for a power plant in Johnson Valley. . The agency filed a motion motion ; recently asking the commission to reconsider its approval of Edison's notice of intent to file for certification of a 1,290- 1,290- - megawatt peak power facility facility east of Lucerne Valley. Valley. The notice of intent is the first of three stages in Ceremony, dinner lack off translator VICTORVILLE A . ground-breaking ground-breaking ground-breaking ceremony ceremony for the Victor Valley Public Television Translator Translator facility is scheduled for 9 a.m. this morning on top of Quartzite Moun- Moun- Because the dirt road seeking state certification Tom Reed told the water for power plants. Edison agency directors in expects to file its second Barstow two weeks ago set of documents, the ap- ap- that the facility would op-plication op-plication op-plication for certification, erate no more than 17 in January. The Mojave Water Agency requested a reconsideration reconsideration because "it just doesn't make sense .that Edison would build just this little plant ... of limited duration" on an undeveloped site, Attorney Attorney Bruce Atkins said Friday. "It only makes sense if there are long-range long-range long-range plans to enlarge it," Atkins said. Edison Project Manager take place at nearby Oro Grande Park off of National National Trails Highway. A spaghetti dinner with all proceeds going to the translator fund is scheduled scheduled for 6:30 tonight in the Apple Valley Moose Lodge. Admission is $2.50. percent of the time, with a life expectancy of 30-35 30-35 30-35 years. The plant would be the largest of its kind in Edison's grid and be capable of reaching full production from a standing standing 'start in about 10 minutes, to supply power for peak usage hours. The Mojave Water Agency is asking the Energy Commission for a "brief re-opening", re-opening", re-opening", of the notice of intent hearings to enter more testimony into the records, Atkins said. The original hearings made "some reference" to the plans, "but no detailed analysis," he added. "It would make more sense to build that peaker park at an existing site" such as Etiwanda, where the company would not have to also build a water line and new transmission lines, Atkins said.