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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…

Public Meeting for the Brownsville Wastewater Collection System Improvements - FM511-802 Colonias Project

June 27, 2014 - On May 21st, the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) conducted a Public Meeting at the Lucio Middle School Cafeteria, in the border city of Brownsville, TX. The…

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…

EPA Improves U.S. — Mexico Border with Environmental Projects

February 28, 2014 - More than $720,000 for improving air monitoring, expanding waste collection, improving water quality and other priorities

BECC hosts Energy Management Workshop

January 30, 2014 - Local utility operators learn about cost-effective energy and water conservation methods

BECC celebrates 20th Border Energy Forum

December 02, 2013 - The Border Energy Forum, a collaborative effort among the 10 border states along the US / Mexico border, celebrated its XX anniversary.

Rio Grande City Wastewater Collection Improvements Project

September 30, 2011 - Approximately 111 residents of Water Street subdivision in Rio Grande City, Texas will receive first-time wastewater collection due to a $448,552 Border Environment Infrastructure Fund (BEIF) grant recently granted by the Board of Directors…

The Air Quality Issue: A Priority in the Binational Relationship

May 27, 2011 - The issue of dust and suspended particle control was discussed at the seventh meeting of the National Coordinators of the U.S.-Mexico Border 2012 Environmental Program, held on May 10th in San Antonio, Texas.

Substantial agreements reached at the 23rd Border Legislative Conference

April 30, 2011 - April 16 marked the closure of the 23rd Border Legislative Conference, a binational coordination mechanism that has been meeting twice a year for more than eleven years now. The conference was attended by legislators…

Binational Border Sanitation and Water Quality Summit held in San Antonio, Texas

March 31, 2011 - Hosted by the International Boundary and Water Commission. BECC and NADB officials were in attendance. The Summit featured initiatives to improve water quality and sanitation along the border region.