Location
North Slope, Alaska
Organization(s)
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (lead); Alaska Department of Natural Resources; Alaska Department of Fish and Game; Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation; Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

The Alaska HIA Program is active on a task force comprised of several state agencies to evaluate potential oil development on Alaska’s North Slope. If an HIA is completed, it will provide decision makers with a review of potential positive and negative human health impacts related to the potential development of shale oil in Northern Alaska. 

More Information
Organization Website:
http://www.epi.alaska.gov/hia/
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At A Glance

Status
In Progress
Decision-Level
State
Sector
Natural Resources and Energy
Organization Type
Government Agency