November 9, 2017

Survivor Benefits under Part E

By P.J. McDonnell  EEOICPA Part E Eligibility  Under Part E of the EEOICPA, employees of Department of Energy (DOE) contractors and subcontractors, or their survivors, who […]
October 24, 2017

Distinguishing different kinds of Leukemia

Leukemia is a type of blood cancer that originates in the bone marrow and affects white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. Leukemia occurs when […]
September 29, 2017

EEOICPA Transmittal No.17-07

Rachel P. Leiton, director of the DEEOIC program, recently submitted EEOICPA Transmittal No. 17-07 in late September. The purpose of the Transmittal is to notify personnel […]
September 21, 2017

Hanford Will Not Meet Deadline For Tearing Down Contaminated Structure

Hanford – “the most toxic place in America,” “an underground Chernobyl waiting to happen,” is in the news again this month after a project to dismantle […]
August 28, 2017

Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health – March 22, 2017

The following is taken from the transcript of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health meeting in Naperville, IL. We hope to develop issues such […]
July 13, 2017

Verifying Employment for Employees of Allied Technology Group (ATG) for Remedial Action Project at Weldon Springs Plant, Formerly Mallinckrodt

By Patrick Dwyer One of the requirements under the EEOICPA for verified employment (site presence) at any of the Department of Energy (DOE) facilities is proof […]
June 30, 2017

1971 Union Carbide (Linde) Tonawanda, NY – Telephone Directory

Here is an old, rare interoffice telephone directory from 1971 for the Linde Ceramics Company, a Tonawanda, NY facility, given to us by a claimant. This phone […]
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 21, 2017

Downwinder Benefits Under RECA

Downwinders receive compensation if they can show that they were present downwind of the Nevada Test Site in a certain geographic area in Utah, Nevada, and […]