Contact Us


All News Releases By Date


U.S. EPA launches new Border 2012 Program website

Release Date: 07/23/2007
Contact Information: Francisco Arcaute (212) 244-1815

SAN FRANCISCO – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a new web site providing the public with current information on the Border 2012: U.S.-Mexico Environmental Program.

    US-Mexico Border 2012 website:

    The site includes information on:

    - environmental issues in the U.S.-Mexico border region
    - publications on border issues
    - links to other organizations working in the border region
    - events and progress reports related to environmental issues in the border region.

    The Border 2012 Program is a binational 10-year initiative focused on making measurable improvements in environmental quality and health along the U.S.-Mexico border. It represents a partnership among the federal governments of Mexico and the U.S., the ten border-states, the 26 U.S. border tribes, local authorities, academia, and the public and private sectors.

    For questions regarding the Border 2012 program contact:
    California and Arizona Border region: Tomas Torres (619) 235-4775
    New Mexico and Texas Border region: Gina Weber (214) 665-6787
    Overall Border 2012 program in Washington, DC: Lisa Almodovar (202) 564-6401