LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST
AB 1905, Assembly Member Wilk. Natural gas injection and storage: study.
Under existing law, the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources in the Department of Conservation regulates the drilling, operation, maintenance, stimulation, and abandonment of oil and gas wells in the state. Existing law requires the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency to complete an independent scientific study on well stimulation treatments, as specified.
The bill would require the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency, on or before July 1, 2017, to cause to be conducted, and completed, an independent scientific study on natural gas injection and storage practices and facilities, as specified.
This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.
Vote Required: two_thirds Appropriation: no Fiscal Committee: yes Local Program: no