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Certified Projects

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.

39 Projects Certified
$1.60b Billion Dollars USD in
Infrastructure Investment
2,736,600 residents benefited

Projects by Environmental Sector
in Baja California

  • 28 - 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.

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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.


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 logo $1.85m USD
EPA Funded Grants
COCEF logo  $1.06m USD
BECC Funded Grants

Technical Assistance Received by Community in Baja California

Community Technical Assistance
Ensenada $139,301.68
Mexicali $398,114.80
Rosarito $132,211.52
Tecate $678,866.05
Tijuana $1,166,601.40

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

COCEF logo  61 Projects Managed by BECC
EPA logo $2.7m Funded through EPA
  • Country State Community Project Title Grant Funds Goal

News for Baja California

Prioritization Process for the U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program

Prioritization Process for the U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program

May 22, 2017 - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9 and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC), in coordination with the North American Development Bank (NADB), are pleased to announce a new project application and prioritization cycle for drinking water and wastewater…

BECC/NADB Board of Directors in California and Baja California

BECC/NADB Board of Directors in California and 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…

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Publications & Reports