2006 EPA M2M Grant: Landfill gas and recovery at three communities in Northern Mexico

Geographical Focus
Specific landfills: Satillo, Coahuila, Hermosillo, and Sonora  
Description of Project
Work in border cities to develop technical studies, supporting project implementation by working with municipalities and financing institutions, documenting lessons learned, and sharing lessons with other municipalities, governments, and financial institutions. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Mexico, United States
Instrumental Organizations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Border Environment Cooperation Commission
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
Brief comparative report on background information on landfills in the northern states of Mexico that border the US. Feasibility studies for sites: Satillo, Coahuila, and Hermosillo, Sonora and possibly one more. Executive summary presentations of feasibility studies. Quarterly reports and a final report. 
Additional Documentation
Satillo report (PDF)
Nogales_Feasibility_Study_Executive_Summary_Spanish (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Jose Antonio

Last Name: Arreola

Organization Name: Border Environment Cooperation Commission

Email: jarreola@cocef.org

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: 190000


Description of In-Kind Support:

Proceedings from April 2010 workshop are available on-line: