IBWC is tasked with finding binational solutions to issues that arise during the application of United States-Mexico treaties regarding boundary demarcation, national ownership of waters, sanitation, water quality, and flood control in the border region.
An EPA program 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.
EHWG serves as the main conduit for addressing bi-national environmental health concerns, such as increases in disease rates along the US-Mexico border. See especially the "Projects and Publications" link. (Archived content.)
Binational health commission established in 2000, whose mission is to provide international leadership to optimize health and quality of life along the U.S.-México border. (archived websites available via Internet Archive)