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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Water Resources and Environment
    IntroducedMay 13th, 2010

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Title

Brownfields Reauthorization Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to reauthorize and improve the Brownfields revitalization program, and for other purposes.

Summary

Brownfields Reauthorization Act of 2010 - Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to: (1) include nonprofit organizations within the meaning of "eligible entity" for purposes of brownfields revitalization funding; (2) increase the limit on the maximum amount of a grant for brownfields remediation for each site; (3) authorize the President to transfer any duties under the brownfield remediation grant program to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); (4) revise eligibility requirements for brownfields revitalization funding; (5) require the Administrator to establish a program to provide multi-purpose grants to inventory, characterize, assess, conduct planning related to, or remediate brownfield sites in an area; (6) require the Administrator to establish a program to make competitive grants to be used at brownfield sites for projects that reduce environmental impact, increase community livability, and encourage sustainability; (7) authorize the Administrator to assign EPA employees to entities servings small, disadvantaged, or rural communities to build local capacity for the remediation and revitalization of brownfield sites in such communities; (8) increase and extend funding for brownfields revitalization; (9) require at least 7.5% of such funding to be used to carry out projects that reduce environmental impact, increase community livability, and encourage sustainability; and (10) increase and extend funding for state response programs established under such Act.