[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 26, 2013)]
[Page 18351]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06849]



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.


SUMMARY: HHS gives notice of a determination concerning a petition to 
add a class of employees from the Hanford site in Richland, Washington, 
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 personnel who were internally monitored (urine or fecal), 
who worked at the Plutonium Finishing Plant in the 200 Area at the 
Hanford site, from January 1, 1987, through December 31, 1989.

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 [email protected].

John Howard,
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2013-06849 Filed 3-25-13; 8:45 am]