The Good Neighbor Environmental Board is an independent federal advisory committee that advises the President and Congress of the United States on good neighbor environmental practices along the U.S. border with Mexico. Its recommendations are focused on environmental and infrastructure needs within the States of the United States contiguous to Mexico.
The San Pedro Geo-Data Browser developed by the Landscape Ecology Branch of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the assistance and collaboration of the Southwest Watershed Research Center of the USDA Agricultural Research Service.
Southwest Center for Environmental Research and Policy (SCERP), San Diego, CA. SCERP is a consortium of five U.S. and five Mexican universities which serves U.S.-Mexican border residents by applying research information, insights, and innovations to environmental challenges in the region.
The United States Department of the Interior U.S.-Mexico Border Field Coordinating Committee addresses border natural and cultural resources issues by facilitating communication and coordination among Department for bureaus and consultation with Mexican counterparts.
The U.S.-Mexico Border Environmental Health Initiative website was created to provide background project information, white papers describing methodology for binational dataset integration, links to publications and references, and spreadsheets with health and Colonias statistics. Additionally, through the website, an online static map and data table library was established to provide an alternate method of accessing information served on the IMS. Project development efforts and outreach activities focused on U.S. and Mexican federal agencies, such as EPA, SEMARNAT, PEMEX, Department of Homeland Security, INSP, INEGI, and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
Final USGS report the Rio Grande Basin. Fish were sampled from a total of 16 stations in the Rio Grande drainage by USFWS and USGS personnel during September-December 1997. Together, the array of sites, analyses, and assays provide a synoptic overview of the current distribution of a wide variety of contaminants and their effects on fish in much of the Rio Grande drainage.