Family Physicians Call for Health Impact Assessment

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Family Physicians Call for Health Impact Assessment

The Washington Academy of Family Physicians, representing over 3,000 family physicians
throughout Washington State recently wrote to the Whatcom County Executive

requesting “a
comprehensive Health Impact Assessment be performed to address the impact of coal crossing
the state of Washington.” The August 13, 2012 lette
r cited the medical literature
on adverse
health effects of coal dust

and excessive diesel exhaust

as the reason for studying health effects
along the entire transportation corridor.

August 18
24, 2012)

[Note: the link needs the space prior to the August 18
24, 2012, as this is not part of the link. It
explains where to go once you get to the link.]