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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Agreement Of Cooperation Between The United States of America And The United Mexican States Regarding Pollution Of The Environment Along The Inland International Boundary By Discharges Of Hazardous Substances
Alternative Treaty Names: 
Agreement Of Cooperation Between The United States of America And The United Mexican States Regarding Pollution Of The Environment Along The Inland International Boundary By Discharge Of Hazardous Substances
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC040694; bi40694.doc; Photocopy, 6 pp.
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Signature Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 
1985-07-19
Signature Year: 
1985
Treaty Type
Multilateral / Bilateral / Other - New: 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Title
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Agreement Of Cooperation Between The United States of America And The United Mexican States Regarding Pollution Of The Environment Along The Inland International Boundary By Discharges Of Hazardous Substances
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
boundary/environment/pollut
Lineage
Lineage: 
Not Yet Assigned
Sequence: 
100.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
BEA - Bilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Nature/Pollution/Territory
Category: 
ENV
Lang1: 
EN.txt
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Core Filename: 
1985-HazardousSubstancesUSMexico
Notes (incl. non-URL source for text): 
The Agreement concerns the establishment of the United States- Mexico Joint Contingency Plan. Objective of the Plan is to provide cooperative measures to deal effectively with polluting incidents of the border area along the joint inland international boundary by discharges of hazardous substances. The Parties shall exchange up-to-date information under the Plan and implement a joint response with respect to a polluting incident in accordance with the Plan. The Agreement is followed by two Appendices. According to Appendix I each Party shall designate the "On-Scene Co-ordinator"(OSCO) and other official who will have the title of "Advisory and Liaison Co-ordinator"(ALC). The OSC shall, inter alia, (a) coordinate and direct measures related to the detection of polluting incidents; (b) coordinate and direct response measures; (c) determine the facts concerning the polluting incident; (d) make detailed situation reports to the Joint Response Team (JRT) to be designated by each Party to develop procedures for carrying out a joint response to a pollu tion incident. Upon the OSC's initial notification regarding the occurrence of a pollution incident the functions of the JRT shall be (a) to advise on measures to be taken and (b) to make recommendations regarding the implementation and improvement of the Plan.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 209110; 209; 019; TFDD Basin: BAS-FAOC015115BAS-FAOC015356BAS-FAOC015326BAS-FAOC015276;
Date text posted to IEA: 
200501
Member Code: 
MEX,USA,
Members: 
United States,Mexico,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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