[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 76490]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31283]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


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

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HHS gives notice of a determination concerning a petition to 
add a class of employees from the Mound Plant in Miamisburg, Ohio, to 
the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees 
Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA), 42 
U.S.C. 7384q. On December 7, 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 of the Department of Energy, Department of Energy 
contractors, or subcontractors who worked in any area at the Mound 
Plant in Miamisburg, Ohio, during the period from March 1, 1959, 
through December 31, 2007, except for workers who fall within the 
Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) classes established by SEC petitions 
00171 and 00207.


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.

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2012-31283 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
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