Former Uranium Workers Exposed To Toxic Materials – Now Eligible for In Home Care

Ever since physicist Enrico Fermi discovered the potential of nuclear fission in 1934, many dedicated men and women  have worked effortlessly to utilize this power in defense of the United States. Now, more than 70 years later, our nuclear program has produced many scientific advances. Unfortunately, the thousands of courageous Americans responsible for these nuclear advances, paid a high price for their service, developing serious illnesses as a result of exposure to radiation and toxic

Atomic Workers Benefit from Nuclear Care Partner

The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA), first implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in July 2001, provides compensation and medical benefits to former Department of Energy (DOE) employees who became ill as a result of working in the atomic weapons industry. The Program compensates those suffering from more than 20 types of cancers or other ailments including beryllium and asbestos-related ailments and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Uranium miners, millers,