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.
|$1.70b||Billion Dollars USD in
Projects by Environmental Sector
12 - 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.
5 - 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.
5 - 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.
Closed Out Projects in Tamaulipas
The Close‐Out Process provides a review of physical facilities constructed, facility performance and achievement of objectives as reflected in a results measurement matrix.
Project Pipeline for Tamaulipas
|$17.9m||USD in Estimated
|37.5k||People to Benefit|
- 818 MEX Tamaulipas Matamoros Water distribution system expansion to unserved areas and water treatment plant No.2 rehabilitation, Matamoros, Tamps. $7.5m
- 739 MEX Tamaulipas Camargo Wastewater Collection System Expansion to Unserved Areas at La Mision, El Sauz Subdivision, Sewer Main Collector Rehabilitation and WWTP Expansion $2.8m
- 816 MEX Tamaulipas Nva. Cd. Guerrero Comprehensive Wastewater Collection and Treatment Project for Nueva Ciudad Guerrero, Tamps. $1.3m
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Technical Assistance Grants for Tamaulipas
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
|$4.93m||in Technical Assistance Grants|
EPA Funded Grants
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 Tamaulipas
|21||Projects Managed by BECC|
|$367.4k||Thousand Dollars USD
Funded through EPA
- 20172 MEX Tamaulipas Matamoros Cleaning of the Scraptire Collection Center in Ejido Guadalupe in Matamoros, Tam. $30,000 3
- 20095 MEX Tamaulipas Matamoros Drain Conservation Project in Matamoros, Tam. $59,977 1
- 20188 MEX Tamaulipas Reynosa Implementation of a Clean Up and Recycling Site in “Las Anacuas” area. $26,570 3
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News for Tamaulipas
July 15, 2016 - On June 16, within the framework of the Public Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the North American Development Bank (NADB), held in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, the Reynosa water utility (Comision Municipal…
April 03, 2014 - The Mayor of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Norma Leticia Salazar, was recently notified by the Border Environment Cooperation Commission that the application for the project entitled "Construction of a Water System for Unserved Areas and Rehabilitation of Water Treatment Plant No. 2"…
Publications & Reports
Effects of Road Pavement on PM10 Reduction in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Published January 20, 2011
A study to evaluate the effectiveness of roadway pavement on community exposures to the PM10 pollution was performed in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Ambient PM10 concentrations were measured at a selected location before and… More Info »