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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      House Committee on Natural Resources
      Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
      House Committee on Financial Services
    IntroducedApril 22nd, 2010

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Title

Groundwork USA Trust Act of 2010

Official Title

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

Summary

Groundwork USA Trust Act of 2010 - Establishes the Groundwork USA Trust Program. Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior, in consultation with the Groundwork USA national office, to award grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to: (1) provide training, research, and technical assistance to individuals and organizations to facilitate the inventory of brownfield sites, site assessments, remediation of brownfield sites, community involvement, or site preparation; (2) reclaim vacant and derelict lands for conservation, recreation, and economic development; (3) clean up and care for neglected areas; (4) return brownfields to economically productive use; (5) integrate environmental education, food security, health and fitness, resource management, and job training; (6) encourage businesses, local governments, nonprofits, and communities to work together for sustainable environmental care and enhancement; (7) support businesses, local governments, nonprofits, and communities in efforts to improve their local environment; (8) acquire real property and buildings to rehabilitate and improve upon for the local community and perform maintenance on such property and buildings; and (9) develop programs that encourage regional and national partnering with other environmental organizations. Limits the maximum amount for a grant award under the program to $400,000 for any fiscal year. Requires annual reporting by grant recipients.

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