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Determination Concerning a Petition To Add a Class of Employees to the Special Exposure Cohort

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HHS gives notice of a determination concerning a petition to add a class of employees from the Hooker Electrochemical Company in Niagara Falls, New York, to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. 7384q. On February 2, 2012, the Secretary of HHS determined that the following class of employees does not meet the statutory criteria for addition to the SEC as authorized under EEOICPA:

All employees who worked in any location at the Hooker Electrochemical Corporation during the operational period from January 1, 1943, through December 31, 1948, and during the residual period from January 1, 1949, to December 31, 1976.


Stuart L. Hinnefeld, 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 1-877-222-7570. Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@CDC.GOV.

John Howard,

Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

[FR Doc. 2012-3644 Filed 2-15-12; 8:45 am]