Binational Hazardous Materials Emergency Plan
September 23, 2009

On September 9, 2009 the Border 2012 Communication Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by the regions partners. This included the City of El Paso, Texas; Sunland Park, New Mexico; Municipality of Juarez, Chihuahua, and Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.

This binational plan calls for increased communication, coordination and cooperation in response to an accidental or deliberate hazardous substance release in the border area. It's goals and objectives are to more effectively and efficiently utilize resources on both sides of the border to prevent and respond to emergency situations to protect public health, environment, and property in the border area.
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