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.
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Projects by Environmental Sector
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2 - 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.
3 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.
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Technical Assistance Grants for Nuevo Leon
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
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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 Nuevo Leon
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News for Nuevo Leon
February 28, 2014 - More than $720,000 for improving air monitoring, expanding waste collection, improving water quality and other priorities
January 30, 2014 - Two fuel-efficient driving courses for freight truck operators were conducted in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon and Tijuana, Baja California to provide classroom training and hands-on experience for drivers employed by CLC Solutions.