The EEOICPA was passed in 2000. It provides compensation to workers who became ill as a result of their employment manufacturing nuclear weapons in the USA, as well as their spouses, children, and grandchildren. W.R. Grace Co., Agricultural Chemical Div. (Florida) EEOICPA coverage is available for qualified former Workers and their families.
Are you eligible for compensation? If you or a family member worked at this or another AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-548-4494 or fill out our free claim evaluation, We can help even if you’ve already filed, even if your claim was denied!
Here, we have compiled publicly available information and documentation about the facilities covered by the Act to clarify how their activities relate to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.
W.R. Grace Co., Agricultural Chemical Div. (Florida)
Time Period: 1954; Residual Radiation 1955 – March 1, 2011
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
Facility Description: For one month in 1954, W.R. Grace performed the pilot plant work on solvent extraction for Armour Fertilizer, which used the solvent process to extract uranium from phosphates.
W.R. Grace Co., Agricultural Chemical Div. (Florida) is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.
As of 06/14/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at W.R. Grace Co., Agricultural Chemical Div. (Florida) is $300,000.
Only one building on the W.R. Grace and Company property wasinvolved in the research. It has since been completely dismantled. No information is available regarding the location or disposition of equipment and building remains. Figure 1 shows the location of thesite in relation to the town of Ridgewood.