Border Environment Cooperation Commission


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Border Environment Cooperation Commission

Also called BECC. An international organization intended to promote economic development along the U.S.-Mexico border. It seeks to develop infrastructure on both sides of the border to improve water, waste management, wastewater and air quality, as well as to promote clean energy. It works in cooperation with the North American Development Bank to achieve these goals. BECC was established in 1994 as a side agreement with NAFTA.
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22) Participants in Border 2012 efforts work closely with the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBSC), the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the North American Development Bank (NADBank).
The Border Environment Cooperation Commission will work with the affected states and local communities and nongovernmental organizations in developing effective solutions to environmental problems in the border region.
The Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) was created in 1993 under a side-agreement to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for the purpose of enhancing the environmental conditions of the US-Mexico border region and advancing the well-being of residents in both nations.
Further to gain NAFTA support, the United States and Mexico agreed to establish a bilateral Border Environment Cooperation Commission and North American Development Bank to help border-area communities finance environmental infrastructure projects.
2) The Border Environment Cooperation Agreement authorized the establishment of the North American Development Bank (NADBank) and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) which work in concert with one another.
SAN ANTONIO -- The governments of the United States and Mexico have announced the appointment of four new members to the Board of Directors of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and North American Development Bank (NADB).
NADB and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) jointly provided the Government of Baja California with US$240,000 in grant funding through their respective technical assistance programs for this project involving the installation of 528 solar panels in the hospital parking lot, which are expected to generate around 277,500 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually.
Monty, managing partner of Houston-based Monty Partners LLP, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and North American Development Bank (NADB) by President Bush.
7 million), and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission grant ($1.
The NADB and its sister institution, the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC), also provided information about capacity building programs to a six-person delegation of Israelis, Palestinians and Jordanians during their recent visit to the U.

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