[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 18351]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06845]


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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 General Steel Industries in Granite City, 
Illinois, to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 
(EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. 7384q. On March 6, 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 individuals who worked in any location at the General Steel 
Industries site, located at 1417 State Street, Granite City, 
Illinois, from January 1, 1953, through June 30, 1966, and/or during 
the residual radiation period from July 1, 1966, through December 
31, 1992.

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. 2013-06845 Filed 3-25-13; 8:45 am]
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