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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 of a decision to designate a class of employees from the University of Rochester Atomic Energy Project in Rochester, New York, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. On July 13, 2010, 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 its contractors and subcontractors who worked at the University of Rochester Atomic Energy Project in Rochester, New York, from September 1, 1943 through October 30, 1971, 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 of the other classes of employees in the SEC.

This designation will become effective August 12, 2010, unless Congress provides otherwise prior to the effective date. After this effective date, HHS will publish a notice in the Federal Register reporting the addition Start Printed Page 44968of this class to the SEC or the result of any provision by Congress regarding the decision by HHS to add the class to the SEC.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Stuart L. Hinnefeld, Interim Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (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. 2010-18772 Filed 7-29-10; 8:45 am]

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