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Decision To Evaluate a Petition To Designate a Class of Employees From the Wah Chang Facility, Albany, OR, To Be Included in 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 as required by 42 CFR 83.12(e) of a decision to evaluate a petition to designate a class of employees from the Wah Chang facility, Albany, Oregon, to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. The initial proposed definition for the class being evaluated, subject to revision as warranted by the evaluation, is as follows:

Facility: Wah Chang.

Location: Albany, Oregon.

Job Titles and/or Job Duties: All employees who worked in any buildings.

Period of Employment: Operational period from January 1, 1971 through December 31, 1972, and the residual radioactivity period from January 1, 1973 through October 31, 2009.

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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. 2010-22846 Filed 9-13-10; 8:45 am]

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