Industry News

 

Update: Rocky Flats Safety Concerns Related to Part E Claims

February 23, 2017

ANWAG continues its commitment to USW Local 8031’s request to make the donated safety concerns available to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program’s claimants.  So far, thousands of pages for 1990 and 1991 have been reviewed to determine which of the safety may assist Rocky Flats claimants for Part E claims. Redacting these documents would delay the publication… (read more)

Uranium Workers’ Day at New Mexico State Capitol on February 27th

February 21, 2017

The Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment (MASE) is organizing a Uranium Workers’ Day at the New Mexico State Capitol for Monday, February 27th, in order to raise awareness about the continuing health and environmental impacts from uranium mining faced by many New Mexicans. Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye will attend the event.  Laguna Pueblo President… (read more)

The Site Exposure Matrices (SEM) website has been updated!

February 7, 2017

Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC) SEM Updated the first week of 2017! The Site Exposure Matrices (SEM) website has been updated! This update makes the website current through November 15, 2016. New information is now available for 15 DOE sites including the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, and the Savannah… (read more)

Advocates Strive to Ensure Workers’ Compensation and Benefits

January 18, 2017

In October 2000, Congress enacted the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA), which was designed to recognize and compensate current or former workers (or their survivors) of the Department of Energy (DOE), its predecessor agencies and certain vendors, contractors or subcontractors who contracted illnesses due to radiation or toxic exposure at their place… (read more)