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. Beryllium Corp. of America (Hazleton) 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 BE 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.
Beryllium Corp. of America (Hazleton)
Also Known As: Berylco, Kawecki-Berylco, Cabot Corporation, Beryllium Corp. of America (Ashmore)
Time Period: 1957-1979
Facility Type: Beryllium Vendor
Facility Description: The Manhattan Engineer District and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) contracted with the facility for the production of beryllium metal, beryllium oxide, and beryllium powder. The AEC contracted with the facility for the refining and fabrication of beryllium. Later the facility produced beryllium blanks for the Y-12 plant and Dow (Rocky Flats).
Beryllium Corp. of America (Hazleton) is listed as a Beryllium Vendor (BE) under the EEOICPA.
As of 03/15/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at Beryllium Corp. of America (Hazleton) is $22,986,161.
Beryllium Corp. of America (Hazleton) Workers:
If you or your parent worked at this or any other AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits from the US Department of Labor. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-EEOICPA (336-4272) or fill out the form to the right, whether or not you have already filed a claim and even if your claim has been accepted or denied.
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