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BECC presents lessons learned at Eolic Energy Forum

September 13, 2011 - Renewable energies are an emerging field and, as such, one of the issues supported by the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) in the context of broader mitigation efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.

The Air Quality Issue: A Priority in the Binational Relationship

May 27, 2011 - The issue of dust and suspended particle control was discussed at the seventh meeting of the National Coordinators of the U.S.-Mexico Border 2012 Environmental Program, held on May 10th in San Antonio, Texas.

BECC supports border planning to address climate change impacts

May 26, 2011 - “BECC is working along the border region to address climate change, which has been evidenced by temperature variations caused by human activity,” said BECC General Manager Maria Elena Giner during her participation in the…

The importance of the BECC in the Border 2012 Program is recognized

May 25, 2011 - The Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) was recognized as a strategic partner for the U.S.-Mexico Border 2012 Environmental Program, by having certified 179 projects with an estimated cost of US $4 billion, for the…

Substantial agreements reached at the 23rd Border Legislative Conference

April 30, 2011 - April 16 marked the closure of the 23rd Border Legislative Conference, a binational coordination mechanism that has been meeting twice a year for more than eleven years now. The conference was attended by legislators…

Binational Border Sanitation and Water Quality Summit held in San Antonio, Texas

March 31, 2011 - Hosted by the International Boundary and Water Commission. BECC and NADB officials were in attendance. The Summit featured initiatives to improve water quality and sanitation along the border region.

General Manager highlights BECC's work at COP 16

January 03, 2011 - On December 9th, 2010, Climate Action Reserve (CAR) hosted the California-Mexico Collaboration Panel, one of the side events at the Cop 16 held in Cancun, Mexico. The purpose of the panel was to present…

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