March 21, 2017

Uranium Miller Benefits under RECA and EEOICPA

Uranium mill workers (millers) are entitled to compensation for kidney cancer and kidney disfunction – this is an important distinction between uranium miners and uranium mill […]
March 6, 2017

New Special Exposure Cohort class for Pantex Plant Extends Coverage for Former Workers

Effective Feb. 3, 2017, the following class of workers was added to the SEC of the EEOICPA: All employees of the U.S. Department of Energy, its […]
February 2, 2017

Amchitka Island, Alaska by Paul J. McDonnell

Amchitka is a volcanic, tectonically unstable island that is part of the Aleutian Islands chain in southwester Alaska.  Located roughly 1,000 miles off the western coast of […]
February 1, 2017

Castle Bravo Nuclear Bomb – Pacific Proving Grounds by Paul J. McDonnell

In 1946, the United States began testing atomic bombs in an area known as the Pacific Proving Grounds. The Pacific Proving Grounds included a number of […]
January 24, 2017

The Baneberry Incident – Nevada Test Site by Robert Emhof

By 1963, the citizens of the United States as well as others in the international community were becoming increasingly aware of the health implications, environmental risks, […]
May 2, 2016

CO Representatives applaud new EEOICPA Advisory Board

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives,  Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Jared Polis (CO-02) recently commended the first meeting of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances […]
April 11, 2016

DOL extends comment period on proposed rule changes

The Department of Labor (DOL) announced last Tuesday that they would reopen the comment period for the rule changes to adjudication of EEOICPA claims that they […]
March 12, 2016

U. S. Government Accountability Office publishes review of DOL adjudication process

On March 10, 2016, the U. S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published the results of its recent study of the Department of Labor (DOL) EEOICPA claims adjudication […]
February 22, 2016

Comments on DEEOIC proposed rulemaking of November 18, 2015

In addition to assisting Nuclear Weapons Workers who have been sickened by that industry’s rather callous disregard for Workers’ safety, we are occasionally compelled to add our […]
February 9, 2016

Department of Labor to hold public informational meetings on EEOICPA February 22, 23, 24 in Florida

Jacksonville, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – The U.S. Department of Labor and other federal agencies will host four town hall meetings for former, retired and current nuclear weapons […]