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

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

HHS gives notice of a determination concerning a petition to add a class of employees from the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA). On September 30, 2013, 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 of the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked at the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, from January 1, 1951, through December 31, 1957.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7384q.

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John Howard,

Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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[FR Doc. 2013-25516 Filed 10-28-13; 8:45 am]

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