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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.

34 Projects Certified
$591.98m Million Dollars USD in
Infrastructure Investment
2,000,000 residents benefited

Projects by Environmental Sector
in Chihuahua

  • 22 - 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.
  • 1 - Water Conservation
    Intended to save energy and to decrease water losses, water conservation projects located within 100 km of the border or beyond result in increasing the delivery of water into the Rio Grande.
  • 6 - 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.
  • 3 - 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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Technical Assistance Grants for Chihuahua

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

$3.48m in Technical Assistance Grants
EPA logo $2.26m USD
EPA Funded Grants
COCEF logo  $1.22m USD
BECC Funded Grants

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 Chihuahua

COCEF logo  23 Projects Managed by BECC
EPA logo $555.6k Funded through EPA
  • Country State Community Project Title Grant Funds Goal

News for Chihuahua

Construction of New Infrastructure for Wastewater Treatment Plant begins in Delicias

Construction of New Infrastructure for Wastewater Treatment Plant begins in Delicias

May 13, 2016 - On March 28, Chihuahua Governor Cesar Duarte attended the kick-off ceremony for the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Delicias. The project was approved for certification and financing by the Border Environment Cooperation Commision (BECC) and the…

The Board of Directors of the US-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP) meets in Ciudad Juarez

The Board of Directors of the US-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP) meets in Ciudad Juarez

February 22, 2016 - • On January 7, the BPP convened a panel discussion with major foundations from El Paso and Juarez • On 8 January, the BPP Board held its first meeting of the year at the BECC

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