AB 796, as amended, Muratsuchi. Energy: thermal powerplants: certification: sea level rise.
Existing law vests the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission with the exclusive jurisdiction to certify sites for thermal powerplants with a generation capacity of 50 or more megawatts and related facilities. Existing law requires the commission to make certain findings before issuing a certification for the site.
This bill would require the commission to consider the effects of sea level rise
begin delete onend delete the proposed site and related facility during the certification
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 25525.5 is added to the Public Resources
2Code, to read:
In the issuance of a certification pursuant to this
4chapter, the commission shall consider the effects of sea level rise
begin delete onend delete the proposed site and related facility