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Ailing, angry nuclear-weapons workers fight for compensation

On December 11, 2015 The Center for Public Integrity released the results of its study on how the EEOICPA program is failing nuclear weapons workers.

New EEOICPA Bulletins

Final Bulletin 16-01 Criteria for Establishing Causation for Asthma Claims Under Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensaton Program Act (EEOICPA)

Final Bulletin 16-02 Presumptions Available for Accepting Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Under Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA)

EEOICPA Hearing Loss

It has recently come to our attention that in certain circumstances hearing loss may be an accepted EEOICPA condition.

New SECs Added in 2012

Feed Materials Production Center, Fernald, Ohio

Beginning July 27, 2011, all Fernald (FMPC) employees who worked under the DOE, ERDA, AEC, or the Manhattan Project and worked at Fernald between January 1, 1968 through December 31, 1978, and who worked at least 250 days for this or another SEC covered facility, are now covered under a Special Exposure Cohort (SEC).

Electro Metallurgical, Niagara Falls, New York SEC

Beginning June 10, 2011, all Electro Metallurgical employees who worked under the DOE, ERDA, AEC, or the Manhattan Project and worked at Electro Metallurgical between August 13, 1942 through December 31, 1947, and who worked at least 250 days for this or another SEC covered facility, are now covered under a Special Exposure Cohort (SEC).

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Beginning June 10, 2011, all Sandia National Laboratory employees who worked under the DOE, ERDA, AEC, or the Manhattan Project and worked at Sandia National Lab between January 1, 1963 through December 31, 1994, and who worked at least 250 days for this or another SEC covered facility, are now covered under a Special Exposure Cohort (SEC).

Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corp., Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Beginning June 10, 2011, all Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corp. employees employed at Clinton Engineer Works in Oak Ridge who worked under the DOE, ERDA, AEC, or the Manhattan Project and worked at Sandia National Lab from 1947 through 1949, and who worked at least 250 days for this or another SEC covered facility, are now covered under a Special Exposure Cohort (SEC).

Tennessee Eastman Corp., Oak Ridge Tennessee

Beginning June 10, 2011, all Tennessee Eastman Corp. employees employed at Clinton Engineer Works in Oak Ridge who worked under the DOE, ERDA, AEC, or the Manhattan Project and worked at Sandia National Lab from January 1, 1943 through December 31, 1949, and who worked at least 250 days for this or another SEC covered facility, are now covered under a Special Exposure Cohort (SEC).