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S. 3549: A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to provide grants for the revitalization of waterfront brownfields, and for other... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Sep 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Sep 13, 2012

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A BILL

To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to provide grants for the revitalization of waterfront brownfields, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Waterfront Brownfields Revitalization Act''.

SEC. 2. WATERFRONT BROWNFIELDS GRANT.

Section 104(k) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9604(k)) is amended-- (1) by redesignating paragraphs (4) through (11) and (12) as paragraphs (5) through (12) and (14), respectively; (2) in paragraph (3)(A), by striking ``paragraphs (4) and (5)'' and inserting ``paragraphs (5) and (6)''; (3) by inserting after paragraph (3) the following: ``(4) Grants for waterfront brownfields revitalization.-- ``(A) Definition of waterfront brownfields site.-- In this paragraph, the term `waterfront brownfields site' means a brownfields site that is adjacent to a body of water. ``(B) Program.--Subject to paragraphs (5) and (6), the Administrator shall establish a program to provide grants to eligible entities or nonprofit organizations to be used in accordance with subparagraph (C) for 1 or more waterfront brownfields sites. ``(C) Use of funds.--A grant under this paragraph may be used for reuse planning, site characterization and assessment, or remediation at waterfront brownfields sites, including the integration of activities related to the design and implementation of water quality improvements, low impact development approaches, green infrastructure, remediation and management of sediments, or flood damage prevention associated with brownfields...

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