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.
|$83.76m||Million Dollars USD in
Projects by Environmental Sector
in New Mexico
11 - 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.
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.
1 - 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.
Closed Out Projects in New Mexico
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 New Mexico
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
|$5m||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 New Mexico
|10||Projects Managed by BECC|
|$462.2k||Funded through EPA|
- 20141 USA New Mexico Dona Ana PEST (Pesticide Education Safety Training) Project, Environmental Home Visitation’s addressing children’s exposure to chemicals, Southern New Mexico. $75,000 4
- 20131 USA New Mexico Columbus I.Viva Verde: Living Green for Climate Protection in Southern New Mexico-Northwestern Chihuahua Border Region $30,000 6
- 20091 USA New Mexico Dona Ana Sustaining the Environment in the New Mexico-Chihuahua Border Region $68,585 3
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News for New Mexico
April 08, 2014 - For residents in Anthony, New Mexico, the completion of a water system improvement project means having access to a sustainable water supply. To mark the event, the Anthony Water and Sanitation District (AWSD) held a ribbon cutting and open house…
29th Annual Border Governors Conference held in Ensenada: major agreements reached, BECC and NADB recognized for their roles
October 01, 2011 - Border crossings, public safety, economic development, and competitiveness were the subjects of agreements reached during the 29th Annual Border Governors Conference held in Ensenada, B.C. on September 28-29, 2011.
Publications & Reports
Paving Alternatives Analysis for Rural Roads for Border Region Counties
Published April 16, 2015
Fugitive dust from unpaved county roads along the U.S. - Mexico Border is a significant health issue, and a growing concern throughout the border region. Although asphalt paving is a very effective means of… More Info »