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Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition to the Special Exposure Cohort

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AGENCY:

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the decision to designate a class of employees at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On April 5, 2010, Start Printed Page 27785as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384q(b), the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees as an addition to the SEC:

All employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California, from August 13, 1942 through December 31, 1961, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees included in the Special Exposure Cohort.

This designation became effective on May 5, 2010, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on May 5, 2010, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members of the Special Exposure Cohort.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Interim Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C-46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 877-222-7570. Information requests can also be submitted by e-mail to DCAS@CDC.GOV.

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John Howard,

Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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[FR Doc. 2010-11874 Filed 5-17-10; 8:45 am]

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