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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.

57 Projects Certified
$1.67b Billion Dollars USD in
Infrastructure Investment
4,580,000 residents benefited

Projects by Environmental Sector
in Texas

  • 30 - 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.
  • 18 - 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.
  • 4 - 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.

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Technical Assistance Grants for Texas

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

$15.66m in Technical Assistance Grants
EPA logo $14.38m USD
EPA Funded Grants
COCEF logo  $1.27m USD
BECC Funded Grants

Technical Assistance Received by Community in Texas

Community Technical Assistance
Alamo $156,859.00
Brownville $270,590.00
City of Alpine $211,177.00
City of La Grulla $675,889.00
City of Primera $100,570.00
Clint $15,764.00
Crystal City $143,534.00
Del Rio $130,000.00
Dimmit $116,000.00
Donna $525,000.20
Eagle Pass $1,280,000.00
Edcouch $104,000.00
Edinburg $38,206.50
El Paso $1,211,938.51
Elsa $ 54,000.00
Fabens $723,014.14
El Paso County $9,395.00
Harlingen $38,206.50
Horizon City $251,076.74
La Feria $470,000.00
La Joya $1,145,015.05
La Pryor $15,000.00
La Villa $104,000.00
Laredo $178,485.00
Los Fresnos $225,235.62
Lower Valley $71,647.55
Marathon $199,622.47
Marfa $120,713.00
Mercedes $249,680.00
Olmito $300,994.76
Palm View $600,960.00
Pharr $924,674.86
Presidio $231,998.25
Progreso $101,500.00
Rio Grande $324,978.00
Rio Hondo $271,650.00
San Benito $555,150.00
San Juan $180,000.00
Sanderson $16,000.00
Santa Rosa $500,000.00
Sheffield $228,185.75
Shuman Estates, El Paso County $47,231.00
Starr County $ 55,209.00
Sullivan $ 36,342.00
Tornillo $647,408.00
Uvalde $35,000.00
Vinton $177,818.00
Web County $257,000.00
Weslaco $62,002.00

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 Texas

COCEF logo  47 Projects Managed by BECC
EPA logo $977.3k Funded through EPA
  • Country State Community Project Title Grant Funds Goal

News for Texas

BECC, NADB host Border Green Infrastructure Forum

BECC, NADB host Border Green Infrastructure Forum

October 01, 2014 - On September 18-19, in Juarez, Chihuahua, the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the North American Development Bank (NADB), two binational organizations created under the North American Free Trade Agreement, jointly hosted the Border Green Infrastructure Forum: Resilience and Competitiveness…

Public Meeting held for the North Alamo Regional Sanitary Sewer Collection System – Phase I and Wastewater Treatment Plant Project

Public Meeting held for the North Alamo Regional Sanitary Sewer Collection System – Phase I and Wastewater Treatment Plant Project

June 27, 2014 - On the evening of May 6th, the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the North Alamo Water Supply Corporation convened at the Public Meeting held for a project related to the construction of a wastewater collection system and treatment plant…

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