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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS decision to designate a class of employees from the West Valley Demonstration Project in West Valley, New York, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Grady Calhoun, Director, Division of Compensation Analysis and Support, NIOSH, 1090 Tusculum Avenue, MS C-46, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1938, Telephone 513-533-6800. Information requests can also be submitted by email to DCAS@CDC.GOV.
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On October 25, 2019, as provided for under 42 U.S.C. 7384 l (14)(C), the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of employees as an addition to the SEC:
All Atomic Weapons Employees who worked at the West Valley Demonstration Project in West Valley, New York, during the period from January 1, 1969, through December 31, 1973, 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 in the Special Exposure Cohort.
This designation became effective on November 24, 2019. Therefore, beginning on November 24, 2019, members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, became members of the SEC.
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John J. Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2019-26747 Filed 12-11-19; 8:45 am]
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