2022 - Senate Bill 1137 (Gonzalez, Lena), Oil And Gas: Operations: Location Restrictions: Notice Of Intention: Health Protection Zone: Sensitive Receptors. (Chaptered)
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Prohibits the development of new oil and gas wells or infrastructure in health protection zones, as defined, except for purposes of public health and safety. The bill requires operators of existing oil and gas wells or infrastructure within health protection zones to undertake specified monitoring, public notice, and nuisance requirements. The bill requires CARB to consult and concur with California Geologic Energy Management Division (CalGEM) on leak detection and repair plans for these facilities, adopt regulations as necessary to implement emission detection system standards, and collaborate with CalGEM on public access to emissions detection data.