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SB 376: LNG Facility Planning (2009)


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.

Final Status and Text

SB 376 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Did not pass the Legislature

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about SB 376

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

01/30/2010 - Senate bill gives state bigger role in LNG proposals