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Border 2020

Borderwide Publications

We are currently removing old publications and items and migrating them to our archive site ( Other documents will also be housed in the National Service Center for Environmental Publications. If there is particular publication or item you are looking for that was migrated please look in these two locations or contact the US-Mexico Border Staff. Key words to search for in both web areas: Border 2020

Program Documents

Action Plans

Binational Consultative Mechanism

In December 1999, the EPA and SEMARNAT created the Consultative Mechanism.

In 2015, these agencies agreed to expand the report to include spent lead-acid battery and electronic recyclers and in 2016, they completed the expanded exchange of information. Here are the links to the 2016 and 2018 EPA and SEMARNAT exchange of information.


Mexico-United States
Joint Contingency Plan

Sister City Plans
(Region 6 & Region 9)