30 Dec '13, 4am

US EPA page on Health Impact Assessment

US EPA page on Health Impact Assessment

Scoping a Health Impact Assessment for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Source: EPA Region 9[119 ] Suite of sustainability tools: health impact assessment As the US economy has become increasingly more global, trade through the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has grown. Both globalization and trade through the Ports are expected to increase. In order to meet future demand, the Ports plan to increase their capacity. Over the past decade, several port capacity-building projects have gone through the approval process, including the public review of Environmental Impact Statements/Environmental Impact Reports (EIS/EIR). It is expected that additional capacity-building projects will be proposed at the Ports over the coming years. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are making concerted efforts to address health-related concerns regarding their operations and they...

Full article: http://www.epa.gov/ordntrnt/ORD/Sustainability/analytics/...

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