EPA, CDC Crafting Pilot Program To Elevate Health Considerations In NEPA

Publication: Inside EPA Weekly Report


07/09/2010 - EPA Region IV and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) are crafting a pilot program to determine whether coordinated actions between the agencies will help enhance public health considerations and mitigate harmful project impacts when agencies conduct National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other environmental reviews.

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In addition, the Health Impact Project — a recent collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts — in early June announced $1 million in grants to six projects to conduct HIAs at the state and local levels.

Read the full article, EPA, CDC Crafting Pilot Program To Elevate Health Considerations In NEPA on the Health Impact Project's Web site.

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