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SB 37: LNG Facility Planning (2011)


This bill establishes a planning process for determining whether a Liquefied Natural Gas facility should be sited on the California coast. It requires the California Energy Commission prepare a needs assessment for natural gas evaluating local and national supplies. It requires that a CEQA analysis for an LNG facility include a full life-cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions for imported LNG.

Text and Status

You can find the most recent text and status of SB 37 on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about SB 37

06/01/2012 - Senate Passes Simitian Bill To Protect Coastal Areas