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. South Albuquerque Works 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 DOE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $400K 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.

South Albuquerque Works

Also Known As: American Car and Foundry, ACF Industries, Inc.
State: New Mexico
Location: Albuquerque
Time Period: 1951-1967
Facility Type: Department of Energy

Facility Description: The AEC owned the South Albuquerque Works from 1951-1967 and used it to produce weapons components. It was opened in anticipation of the 1952 closing of the Buffalo Works. American Car and Foundry was part of the Buffalo operation and also operated the South Albuquerque Works for the AEC.

CONTRACTOR: American Car and Foundry, Inc. (1951-1967)

South Albuquerque Works is listed as a Department of Energy (DOE) site under the EEOICPA.

As of 05/17/2015, the total compensation paid under Parts B and E of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at South Albuquerque Works is $9,580,214.