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. Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project 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.

Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project

State: Nevada
Location: Yucca Mountain
Time Period: 1987-present
Facility Type: Department of Energy

Facility Description: The purpose of the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project is to determine if Yucca Mountain, Nevada, is a suitable site for a spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste

repository. The project involves extensive scientific study on Yucca Mountain’s geology, hydrology, biology, and climate. Radioactive materials have not been used in the study. No radioactive materials have been shipped to Yucca Mountain for storage.

Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project is listed as a Department of Energy (DOE) site under the EEOICPA.

As of 06/21/15 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 the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project is $17,070,209.