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.
(
http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/pds/plan/current/gpt
-
ssa/comment.jsp

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.]