Washington, D.C. 20549

Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of June, 2002


(Translation of registrant's name into English)

110-12th Avenue S.W., Box 1900, Station "M", Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2M1

(Address of principal executive offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

Form 20-F____ Form 40-F X

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Yes ..... No ..X...

If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-________


Exhibit 1 Press release announcing that TransAlta Corporation has responded to the U.S. FERC May 22, 2002 data request.










TransAlta responds to FERC's May 22, 2002 data request

CALGARY, Alberta (June 6, 2002) ­ TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) responded yesterday to the third in a series of U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) data requests. TransAlta denied its participation in any natural gas "round trip" trades in the U.S. portion of the Western Systems Coordinating Council (WSCC) and/or Texas during 2000 and 2001. The request was issued May 22, 2002.

The filing is on TransAlta's website at under "Investor Information".

TransAlta Corporation is Canada's largest non-regulated electric generation and marketing company, with more than $7 billion in assets and 9,000 megawatts of capacity either in operation or under construction. As one of North America's lowest-cost operators, our growth is focused on developing coal- and gas-fired generation in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

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For more information:

Media inquiries: Investor inquiries:
Nadine Walz Daniel J. Pigeon
Media Relations Specialist Director, Investor Relations
Phone: (403) 267-3655 Phone: 1-800-387-3598 in Canada and U.S.
Pager: (403) 213-7041 Phone: (403) 267-2520 Fax (403) 267-2590
Email: E-mail:


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

TransAlta Corporation


By:/s/ Ken Stickland


Ken Stickland, Executive Vice President, Legal

Date: June 6, 2002