[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: 2012-31316]


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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 Weldon Spring Plant in Weldon Spring, 
Missouri, to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 
(EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. Sec.  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 Weldon 
Spring Plant in Weldon Spring, Missouri, during the applicable 
covered operational period from January 1, 1957, through December 
31, 1967.


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. 2012-31316 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
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