thefederalregister.com

Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government

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), 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 Bliss & Laughlin Steel Company located at 110 Hopkins Street, Buffalo, New York, to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. 7384q. On June 3, 2011, 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 Atomic Weapons Employees who worked at the Bliss & Laughlin Steel Company located at 110 Hopkins Street, Buffalo, New York, for the period from January 1, 1951, through December 31, 1952, and/or during the residual period from January 1, 1953, through December 31, 1998.

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 e-mail toDCAS@CDC.GOV.
John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.