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New Mexico Cold War Patriots Needed to Attend Meeting

November 7, 2017

New Mexico Cold War Patriots, we need YOU to attend the Dept. of Labor Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Workers Health meeting on November 16th and 17th at The Lodge at Santa Fe, located at 744 Calle Mejia in Santa Fe, NM. YOUR comments about the EEOICPA program are important and the Advisory Board wants your input… (read more)

The Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (Board) held a teleconference meeting on October 5, 2017.

October 12, 2017

The Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (Board) held a teleconference meeting on October 5, 2017.  The Board finalized the letters with their recommendations on three Special Exposure Cohort (SEC) petitions.  The letters will be forwarded to the Health and Human Services Secretary’s office.  During the August 2017 face-to-face meeting, the Board voted to… (read more)

Sens. Murray, Cantwell Secure Protections for Hanford Workers in National Defense Authorization Act

September 27, 2017

Sep 18 2017 Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Patty Murray (D-WA), and Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Maria Cantwell (D-WA), secured the reauthorization of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health as an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 National… (read more)

Hundreds of Cold War nuclear plant workers seek medical compensation info

August 17, 2017

From the Knoxville News Sentinel Hundreds of former Oak Ridge plant workers attended town hall meetings around East Tennessee this week to ask questions and raise concerns about available medical benefits. The workers, many in their 70s and 80s, came armed with medical paperwork to discuss various illnesses and injuries they are being treated for that… (read more)