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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.

10 Projects Certified
$594.81m Million Dollars USD in
Infrastructure Investment
1,050,000 residents benefited

Projects by Environmental Sector
in Coahuila

  • 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.

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Project Pipeline for Coahuila

2 Under Development
$20.8m USD in Estimated
Construction Costs
  • Country State Community Project Title Estimated Cost

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 logo $852,446 USD
EPA Funded Grants
COCEF logo  $649,501 USD
BECC Funded Grants

Technical Assistance Received by Community in Coahuila

Community Technical Assistance
Allende $52,358.72
Cd. Acuna $476,814.01
Muzquiz $38,286.60
Piedras Negras $330,578.97
Region 5 Manantiales $199,832.25
Region Carbonifera $163,638.88
Saltillo $60,000.00

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

COCEF logo  9 Projects Managed by BECC
EPA logo $230.2k Funded through EPA
  • Country State Community Project Title Grant Funds Goal

News for Coahuila

Green Infrastructure Forum III held in Arteaga, Coahuila

Green Infrastructure Forum III held in Arteaga, 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…

EPA Improves U.S. — Mexico Border with Environmental Projects

EPA Improves U.S. — Mexico Border with Environmental Projects

February 28, 2014 - More than $720,000 for improving air monitoring, expanding waste collection, improving water quality and other priorities

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Publications & Reports