The primary purpose of BECC is to support border communities to identify, develop and achieve BECC certification and NADB funding for environmental infrastructure projects that improve human health, promote sustainable development, and contribute to enhancing the quality of life in the border region.
|$1.60b||Billion Dollars USD in
Projects by Environmental Sector
in Baja California
27 - Water and Wastewater
The fundamental objective of water and wastewater projects is to eliminate exposure to unsanitary water conditions, which can have immediate and severe health and environmental impacts.
2 - Solid Waste Management
BECC and NADB address the environmental and human health concerns related to improperly handled solid waste and helps improve the quality of life of border residents.
2 - Clean and Efficient Energy
The growing portfolio of projects in this sector aims to reduce the demand on traditional fossil‐fuel‐based energy production while contributing to the displacement of greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants from power generation by fossil fuels.
7 - Air Quality
Projects such as street paving, improved urban mobility and more efficient public transportation are aimed at improving air quality and respiratory conditions for people living along the border.
Closed Out Projects in Baja California
The Close‐Out Process provides a review of physical facilities constructed, facility performance and achievement of objectives as reflected in a results measurement matrix.
Project Pipeline for Baja California
|$467m||USD in Estimated
|1.8m||People to Benefit|
- 874 MEX Baja California Playas de Rosarito Desalination Plant in Playas de Rosarito, Baja California $463.1m
- 861 MEX Baja California Ensenada “Fuerza Eólica de San Matías” Wind Energy Project in Ensenada, Baja California N/A
- 867 MEX Baja California Tijuana Rehabilitation of the Wastewater Collection Main Lines Phase II Poniente Collector, Tijuana, Baja California $3.2m
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Technical Assistance Grants for Baja California
BECC provides technical assistance for project development through the EPA-funded Project Development Assistance Program and through a special technical assistance program funded with its own operating budget. Additionally, BECC manages EPA funds to support the development of strategic initatives and specific projects linked to the objectives and goals of the Border 2020: U.S.-Mexico Environmental Program
|$2.92m||in Technical Assistance Grants|
EPA Funded Grants
BECC Funded Grants
Technical Assistance Received by Community in Baja California
Border 2012: U.S-Mexico Environmental Program
The Border 2012: U.S.-Mexico Environmental Program is a collaborative effort of the United States and Mexico to improve the environment and protect the health of the nearly 12 million people living along the border. To support EPA and SEMARNAT in their efforts to achieve results, BECC provides its services to facilitate stakeholder meetings, as well as to identify, contract, and manage projects.
Projects in Baja California
|61||Projects Managed by BECC|
|$2.7m||Funded through EPA|
- 20124 MEX Baja California Mexicali House electric appliances Reverse fabrication to recover GreenHouse gases in Baja California $100,000 2
- 20001 MEX Baja California Mexicali Collection and Transport of Scrap Tires abandoned at “El Centinela” in Mexicali, Baja California. $74,953 3
- 20010 MEX Baja California Mexicali Environmental Brick Kiln Project in Border Communities of Baja California $40,563 2
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News for Baja California
June 05, 2015 - • On May 13, NADB Managing Director Geronimo Gutierrez was the guest speaker at the San Diego Chamber of Commerce meeting; Treasury and Foreign Affairs Board members also attended the event • Also on May 13, Board members visited the…
March 11, 2015 - Tijuana hosts the Border 2020 U.S.-Mexico Environmental Program Waste Policy Forum
Publications & Reports
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT:Rehabilitation of Wastewater Collection Main Lines Phase II Poniente Collector in Tijuana, Mexico
Published December 05, 2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9 intends to award a Border Environment Infrastructure Fund (BEIF) grant to the Comisión Estatal de Servicios Públicos de Tijuana (CESPT) in Tijuana, Mexico for rehabilitation of… More Info »