Examples of Health Impact Assessments
North Florida Power Plant HIA
North Florida Power Plant (also referred to as the Taylor Energy Center) HIA was conducted in 2005 due to public opposition that resulted in a rally against the proposed coal burning plant. The 800 megawatt coal fire electric plant brought up additional concerns of pollution in an area that already has a paper plant producing emissions. In response to the public's opposition, the Taylor County Development Authority commissioned Health Development, Inc. to conduct an HIA.
Zoning Practice Issue
This journal article addresses effective use of health impact assessment in land-use decision making. (ZONINGPRACTICE, American Planning Association, 10.11, pages 2-7)
St. Louis Park Health Impact Assessment
In 2010, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) received a grant from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support and conduct Health Impact Assessments (HIAs). In collaborat<pmprehensive plan that ensures that public health is considered within the plan.