October 21, 2013 (San Diego’s East County) – Two scoping meetings are planned this week in Julian and Alpine for the public to obtain information and voice views on a proposal by San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) that includes Cleveland National Forest lands. SDG&E wants to combine over 70 existing special use permits for electric facilities in the forest into one Master Special Use Permit. In addition, SDG&E wants to replace some power lines and distribution liens both inside and outside the forest including fire hardening, relocation and undergrounding of certain facilities.
Areas impacted include the vicinity of Descanso, Campo, Pauma Valley, Santa Ysabel, and Warner Springs.
The meetings will be held:
Tuesday, October 22 from 5-7 p.m. at Julian Elementary School, 1704 Cape Horn in Julian 92036
Wednesday, October 23 from 5-7 p.m. at Alpine Community Center, 1830 Alpine Blvd. in Alpine 91901