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Border 2025: U.S. Mexico Border Program

The Border 2025: 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, NADB provides its services to facilitate stakeholder meetings, as well as to identify, contract, and manage projects.

The Border 2025 Program is the latest environmental program implemented under the 1983 La Paz Agreement. It builds on the Border 2012 and Border 2020 Environmental Programs, emphasizing regional, bottom-up approaches for decision making, priority setting, and project implementation to address the environmental and public health problems in the border region. As in the previous two border programs, the new Program encourages meaningful participation from communities and local stakeholders.

The Border 2025 Program also strengthens its focus in regional areas where environmental improvements are needed most: establishing thematic goals, supporting the implementation of projects, considering new fundamental strategies, and encouraging the achievement of more ambitious environmental and public health goals.

Border 2025 Goals: 

1 Reduce Air Pollution
2 Improve Water Quality
3 Promote Sustainable Materials Management and Waste Management, and Clean Sites
4 Improve Joint Preparedness for and Response to Hazardous Environmental Emergencies

Region 6  
Texas/New Mexico/Chihuahua and Texas/Tamaulipas/Nuevo León/Coahuila border region

Information Pending 

Region 9
California/Arizona/Baja California/Sonora

As a result of the proposal selection process for the EPA's Border 2025 Program in Region 9, completed on September 30, 2021, NADB approved eight projects for development, which will receive grant funds of $501,388 that will be complemented by $574,949 of own funds or obtained from other institutions by the sponsors.

Filter Projects
Awarded Project Title Location Category Goal
04 / Feb / 2022 Borderwide Study to Evaluate 6 Sister City Joint Contingency Plans (SCJCP)
Certified 04 / Feb / 2022

Borderwide Study to Evaluate 6 Sister City Joint Contingency Plans (SCJCP)

Arizona, Sonora, California, and Baja California, , Emergency Prep., & Response (Goal 4)
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18 / Jan / 2022 Waste analysis and socio-environmental vulnerability in the Alamar River, Tijuana BC
Certified 18 / Jan / 2022

Waste analysis and socio-environmental vulnerability in the Alamar River, Tijuana BC

Tijuana , Baja California, Mexico Waste (Goal 3)
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Tijuana , Baja California, Mexico Sector Studies Waste (Goal 3) arrow_forward
12 / Jan / 2022 Strengthening Waste Management in San Antonio Necua, Ensenada, B.C.
Certified 12 / Jan / 2022

Strengthening Waste Management in San Antonio Necua, Ensenada, B.C.

Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico Waste (Goal 3)
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12 / Jan / 2022 Pilot Program: Community Prevention of Clandestine Dump Anexa Miramar, Tijuana, BC
Certified 12 / Jan / 2022

Pilot Program: Community Prevention of Clandestine Dump Anexa Miramar, Tijuana, BC

Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico Waste (Goal 3)
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10 / Jan / 2022 Air and Health Surveillance System, Mexicali-Imperial Valley
Certified 10 / Jan / 2022

Air and Health Surveillance System, Mexicali-Imperial Valley

Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico Reduce Air Pollution (Goal 1)
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10 / Jan / 2022 Binational Trainings for Sediment Pollution Retention in Sonora and Arizona
Certified 10 / Jan / 2022

Binational Trainings for Sediment Pollution Retention in Sonora and Arizona

Patagonia, Arizona, USA Improve Water Quality (Goal 2)
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10 / Jan / 2022 Developing Wastewater Reuse Design on Cocopah Tribal Lands
Certified 10 / Jan / 2022

Developing Wastewater Reuse Design on Cocopah Tribal Lands

Cocopah, Arizona, USA Improve Water Quality (Goal 2)
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10 / Jan / 2022 Wastewater Pretreatment of Heavy Metals and Reuse at Nogales
Certified 10 / Jan / 2022

Wastewater Pretreatment of Heavy Metals and Reuse at Nogales

Nogales , Sonora, Mexico Improve Water Quality (Goal 2)
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