H.R.2205 - Groundwork USA Trust Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] (Introduced 05/23/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources; Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||06/04/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.|
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Summary: H.R.2205 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/23/2013)
Groundwork USA Trust Act of 2013 - Establishes the Groundwork USA Trust Program.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to award grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to: (1) facilitate the inventory of brownfield sites, site assessments, remediation of brownfield sites, community involvement, or site preparation; (2) reclaim vacant and derelict lands; (3) cleanup and care for neglected areas; (4) return brownfields to productive use; (5) integrate environmental education, food security, health and fitness, resource management, and job training; (6) encourage and support business, local government, nonprofit, and community cooperation in sustainable environmental care and enhancement; (7) acquire, rehabilitate, and improve real property and buildings; and (8) develop programs that encourage partnering with other environmental organizations.