National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – HIA in Environmental Policy

National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – HIA in Environmental Policy

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This session will explore the application of HIA to environmental policy. Leading practitioners in the field will present details of their work.

Moderator:

William Daniell, University of Washington

Presentations:

Brian Cole, University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health

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Benjamin Evans, Virginia Commonwealth University

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Deborah Payne, Kentucky Environmental Foundation

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