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    NEW! Proposed Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation in Wicomico County

    Wicomico County Health Department – April 2016

    Maryland Environmental Public Health Tracking data were used to map asthma emergency department visits and mortality at the county and ZIP code level around the proposed farm location. 


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    Potential Public Health Impacts of Natural Gas Development and Production in the Marcellus Shale in Western Maryland

    University of Maryland – July 2014 

    DHMH worked with the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH) to provide a baseline assessment of current regional population health, an assessment of potential public health impacts, and possible adaptive and public health mitigation strategies in the event that natural gas extraction takes place within Maryland’s Marcellus Shale resource.

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    Baltimore-Washington Rail Intermodal Facility Health Impact Assessment

    National Center for Healthy Housing – September 2013 

    This evaluation of a proposed rail intermodal facility studied six health determinants: air quality, employment, neighborhood resources, noise, traffic safety, and light.​

      For more information, call the Environmental Health Helpline: 1-866-703-3266 or email dhmh.envhealth@maryland.gov

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