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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.

25 Projects Certified
$1.70b Billion Dollars USD in
Infrastructure Investment
2,500,000 residents benefited

Projects by Environmental Sector
in Tamaulipas

  • 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.

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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.


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 logo $3.64m USD
EPA Funded Grants
COCEF logo  $1.29m 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 Tamaulipas

COCEF logo  21 Projects Managed by BECC
EPA logo $367.4k Thousand Dollars USD
Funded through EPA
  • Country State Community Project Title Grant Funds Goal

News for Tamaulipas

Financing Agreement signed for new Reynosa Wastewater Collection and Treatment Project

Financing Agreement signed for new Reynosa Wastewater Collection and Treatment Project

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…

BECC and NADB begin the development of a Water System Infrastructure Project in Matamoros

BECC and NADB begin the development of a Water System Infrastructure Project in Matamoros

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"…

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