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.
|$594.81m||Million Dollars USD in
Projects by Environmental Sector
5 - 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 - 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.
1 - 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.
2 - Solid Waste
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.
Project Pipeline for Coahuila
|$20.8m||USD in Estimated
Technical Assistance Grants for Coahuila
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
|$1.50m||in Technical Assistance Grants|
EPA Funded Grants
BECC Funded Grants
Technical Assistance Received by Community in Coahuila
|Region 5 Manantiales||$199,832.25|
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 Coahuila
|9||Projects Managed by BECC|
|$230.2k||Funded through EPA|
- 20219 MEX Coahuila Piedras Negras Energy Efficiency project at Piedras Niegras Water Utility $40,172 2
- 20125 MEX Coahuila Cd. Acuna Assessment of Sustainable Development Possibilities of Mexican Municipalities along the United States-Mexico Border $20,060 6
- 20245 MEX Coahuila Cd. Acuna Conservation Arroyo Las Vacas in Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico. $0
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News for Coahuila
November 11, 2016 - On September 21-22, the Green Infrastructure Forum III was held at the Autonomous University of Coahuila’s Digital Library (Infoteca Central) in Arteaga, Coahuila. The event was hosted by the State of Coahuila, the Border Environment Cooperation Commission, the North American Development…
February 28, 2014 - More than $720,000 for improving air monitoring, expanding waste collection, improving water quality and other priorities
Publications & Reports
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report for Coahulia, Mexico
Published June 01, 2010
This report is a preliminary assessment of Coahulia’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from 1990 to 2005 and a forecast of emissions through 2025. The inventory and forecast estimates serve as a starting point to… More Info »