- April 14, 2015 — Introduction of S.928: A bill to reauthorize the World Trade Center Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001, and for other purposes
February 24, 2015 — Federal Register Notice: Request for Nominations of Candidates To Serve on the WTC Health Program Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee (the STAC or the Committee)
— Nominations must be submitted (postmarked or electronically received) by March 31, 2015.
November 4, 2014 — Federal Register Notice: Petition 005—Acoustic Neuroma; Finding of Insufficient Evidence —
On September 2, 2014, the Administrator of the World Trade
Center (WTC) Health Program received a petition to add acoustic
neuroma (Petition 005) to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions
(List). The Administrator has not found sufficient scientific
evidence to conduct an analysis of whether to add acoustic neuroma to
the List. Accordingly, the Administrator finds that insufficient
evidence exists to request a recommendation of the WTC Health Program
Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee (STAC), to publish a proposed
rule, or to publish a determination not to publish a proposed rule.