[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 29 (Friday, February 11, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 7852]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-3061]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees for Addition 
to the Special Exposure Cohort

AGENCY: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HHS gives notice concerning the final effect of the HHS 
decision to designate a class of employees from Texas City Chemicals, 
Inc., Texas City, Texas, as an addition to the Special Exposure Cohort 
(SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation 
Program Act of 2000. On January 6, 2011, as provided for under 42 
U.S.C. 7384q(b), the Secretary of HHS designated the following class of 
employees as an addition to the SEC:

    All Atomic Weapons Employer employees who worked at Texas City 
Chemicals, Inc., from October 5, 1953, through September 30, 1955, 
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 included in the Special Exposure Cohort.

    This designation became effective on February 5, 2011, as provided 
for under 42 U.S.C. 7384l(14)(C). Hence, beginning on February 5, 2011, 
members of this class of employees, defined as reported in this notice, 
became members of the SEC.

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 877-222-7570. Information requests can 
also be submitted by e-mail to DCAS@CDC.GOV.

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2011-3061 Filed 2-10-11; 8:45 am]
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