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Read about what others have to say about CBP’s latest environmental and cultural initiatives.

Cultural Resources

Southwest Border Programmatic Agreement

To support the timely completion of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) projects while ensuring compliance with Federal environmental laws, the Environmental and Energy Division (EED) is continuously identifying new ways to better support CBP's Missions and Offices. In March 2105, after almost five years of effort, the Southwest Border Programmatic Agreement (PA) was executed. This PA allows CBP to streamline mandated historic property and cultural resource reviews, minimizing potential delays to projects and operations in the process.