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Workshops & Training

BECC conducts key training and workshop events, with the participation attendees representing federal, state and local governments, academia and public interest groups.

Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Training

As an example of strategic alliances BECC, the Instituto Mexicano de Tecnología del Agua (IMTA) and the Comisión Estatal de Agua de Sonora (CEAS) in a close coordination, developed water and wastewater training for municipios of Cananea, Naco, Nacozari de Garcia, Magdalena de Kino, and Agua Prieta in the state of Sonora. Approximately 20 attendees were present. These attendees included management and operate.

Solid Waste Workshops

BECC developed solid waste training workshops in Sonora and Tamaulipas. The Sonora training was in coordination with the Comisión Estatal de Desarrollo Sustainable de Sonora (CEDES) for approximately 11 municipalities and several state agencies. Approximately 40 attendees for Sonora were present. The workshop in Tamaulipas was coordinated with the Secretaría de Desarrollo Urbano y Medio Ambiente de Tamaulipas (SEDUMA) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). It was held was held in Reynosa and McAllen for 12 municipalities. It included a visit to the solid waste landfill in Donna

Workshops for State Climate Action Plans (SCAPs)

During 2011, Modules 2 and 3 of the State Climate Action Planning workshop for the 6 Mexican Border States were completed. The workshops were a centerpiece to complete the First Phase of the Baja California, Sonora and Coahuila PEACs and to initiate at the same time the First Phase for Chihuahua and Tamaulipas during 2012. Approximately 300 people attended each workshop.