§ 1-7-5 Health study.
(a) The corporation shall provide the department of health with funding in an amount not to exceed two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000), half to be paid in fiscal year 2008 and the other half to be paid in fiscal year 2009, which funds the department of health will use for an independent health study developed in consultation with the department of environmental management and the air quality monitoring public advisory committee. The purpose of the study will be to determine whether and to what extent, air pollution generated by airport activities affects the health of area residents based, to the extent feasible, on established health benchmarks.
(b) The study shall use the data collected from the first year of long-term, air-quality monitoring at the airport described in the previous sections to evaluate potential public health implications of emissions based, to the extent feasible, on established health benchmarks, and shall be completed and submitted to the governor, the speaker of the house of representatives, and the president of the senate no later than May 30, 2009.
(P.L. 2007, ch. 190, § 2; P.L. 2007, ch. 198, § 2.)