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house Bill H.R. 2205

Groundwork USA Trust Act of 2013

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      house Committees
      National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
      Committee on Financial Services
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Environment and Climate Change
      Committee on Natural Resources
    IntroducedMay 23rd, 2013

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Groundwork USA Trust Act of 2013

Official Title

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior, in consultation with the Groundwork USA national office, to provide grants to certain nonprofit organizations.


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.

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