WTC Health Program: Petitions Received

Listed below are the petitions received to date:

Petition 1 - Cancer

Petition letter received from various Congressional members
(2 pages, 1,412 KB)
September 7, 2011

Health Condition Requested for Consideration: Cancer

Letter from John Howard, MD, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to Elizabeth Ward, Ph.D., Chair, WTC Health Program Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee
(1 page, 187 KB)
October 5, 2011

Administrator's Request to the Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee:
March 21, 2012
(2 pages, 574 KB)

Advisory Committee Recommendation for Health Condition under Consideration:
March 31, 2012
(52 pages, 574 KB)

Statement from the Administrator:
April 2, 2012

Proposed Rule Published in the Federal Register:
Addition of Certain Types of Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions
Federal Register, Vol. 77, No. 114
Pages: 35574-35615
June 13, 2012

Final Rule Published in the Federal Register:
Addition of Certain Types of Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions
Federal Register, Vol. 77, No. 177
Pages: 56138-56168
September 12, 2012

Final Rule Correction Published in the Federal Register:
Addition of Certain Types of Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions
Federal Register, Vol. 77, No. 198
Pages: 62167-62176
October 12, 2012

Miscellaneous Items:

STAC Email Traffic During Preparatory Work on Report for Petition 001 – Cancer
(36 pages, 270 KB)
March 22, 2012

Petition 2 - Prostate Cancer

Petition letter received from Patrick Lynch, Patrolmen's Benevolent Association
(1 page, 276 KB)
April 30, 2013

Health Condition Requested for Consideration: Prostate cancer

Final Rule Published in the Federal Register:
Addition of Prostate Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions
Federal Register, Vo. 78, No. 182
Pages: 57505-
Published: September 19, 2013

Proposed Rule Published in the Federal Register:
Addition of Prostate Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions
Federal Register, Vo. 78, No. 127
Pages: 39670-39691
Published: July 2, 2013

Statement from the Administrator

July 3, 2013: Statement from the Administrator regarding the Federal Register Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Addition of Prostate Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions

Petition 3 - Kidney Damage

Petition letter received from individual
(7 pages, 1.57 MB)
January 22, 2014

Health Condition Requested for Consideration: Kidney damage

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 003—Kidney Damage; Finding of Insufficient Evidence
Federal Register, Vol. 79, No. 61
Pages: 17972-17973
March 31, 2014


Petition 4 - Cardiovascular Disease

Petition letter received from individual
(10 pages, 2 MB)
March 7, 2014

Health Condition Requested for Consideration: Cardiovascular disease

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 004--Cardiovascular Disease; Finding of Insufficient Evidence
Federal Register, Vol. 79, No. 87
Pages: 25766-25767
May 6, 2014


Petition 5 - Acoustic Neuroma

Petition letter received from individual
(9 pages, 2.13 MB)
September 2, 2014

Health Condition Requested for Consideration: Acoustic Neuroma

Finding of Insufficient Evidence Published in the Federal Register:
Petition 005--Acoustic Neuroma; Finding of Insufficient Evidence
Federal Register, Vol. 79, No. 213
Pages: 65369-65371
November 4, 2014


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