H.R. 5336 (110th): Brownfields Reauthorization Act of 2008

Introduced:
Feb 12, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Eddie Johnson
Representative for Texas's 30th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 12, 2008
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 12, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 12, 2008
Referred to Committee Feb 12, 2008
 
Full Title

To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to authorize funding for brownfields revitalization activities and State response programs, and for other purposes.

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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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House Energy and Commerce

House Transportation and Infrastructure

Water Resources and Environment

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2/12/2008--Introduced.
Brownfields Reauthorization Act of 2008 - Amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to: (1) require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General's report to Congress on the management of the brownfields program to be submitted every four years; and (2) extend the authorization of appropriations for such program and for state response programs through FY2012.
Includes among the criteria used to rank brownfield grant applications the extent to which the grant would implement green building standards, including the use of energy efficient building standards.
Amends the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 to authorize grants to be made for the training and education of workers who are or may be engaged in activities related to: (1) brownfields site characterization, assessment, or remediation; or (2) emergency response, rescue, recovery, or cleanup in connection with a natural or intentional disaster.
Authorizes funding for worker training and education grants for FY2008-FY2012.

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