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Report on Environmental Conditions on Mexico's Northern Border

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  • George Kourous
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      New Report on Environmental Conditions on Mexico's Northern Border
      Comprehensive Spanish-language study now available in English
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      Title: Report on Environmental Conditions and Natural Resources on Mexico's Northern Border

      Original title:  Reporte del estado ambiental y de los recursos naturales en la frontera de México

      Authors: El Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and el Instituto de Información Fronteriza México-Estados Unidos

      This report was originally published in Spanish in 1999 by the Mexican government's Instituto Nacional de Ecología (INE). The newly-available English-language version was produced by the Gila Resources Information Project (GRIP) and the Interhemispheric Resource Center (IRC) with financial support from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

      To access the report online, visit: http://americaspolicy.org/rep-envt/

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      Additional details:
      344 pages. Chapter summaries and chapter tables of contents available for online browsing. Full text of chapters available for download in Adobe Acrobat Portable Document format (PDF).

      Contents:
      Forward
      Chapter 1: Overview
      Chapter 2: General Environmental Conditions in Mexico's Northern Border Region
      Chapter 3: Demographic, Social, and Economic Characteristics of the Northern Border Region
      Chapter 4: Public and Environmental Health on the Northern Border
      Chapter 5: Air
      Chapter 6: Water
      Chapter 7: Soil and Land
      Chapter 8: Municipal Solid Waste
      Chapter 9: Hazardous Waste
      Chapter 10: Pollution Prevention
      Chapter 11: Institutional and Inter-Institutional Efforts
      Chapter 12: Summary and Conclusions

      Report also includes 10 appendices, list of references, graphics and glossary of terms.

      For information regarding the translation and editing of the report, email Harry Browne at the Gila Resources Information Project: <getagrip@...>. For questions regarding accessing the report online, email George Kourous at the Interhemispheric Resource Center: <george@...>.

      To learn about the original Spanish-language report, visit INE's documents page at:
      http://www.ine.gob.mx/ueajei/publicaciones/consultaPublicacion.html?id_pub=109&id_tema=6&dir=Consultas

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