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Talk to Terrie: Need Help Navigating DOL’s Resources?

Last month I summarized the 2016 report from the Ombudsman for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP).  The report noted that while the EEOICP provides claimants with numerous…

The History of Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear…

By Susan Adkisson  The Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies (ORINS) Cancer Research Hospital’s was a 30-bed hospital and was completed in 1950, The first patients accepted by the division were…

Cold War Patriots Worker Stories
Talk to Terrie: Preparing for the 10th Annual…

This October 30 is the tenth anniversary of the National Day of Remembrance.  This day honors the men and women who worked at the nuclear weapons complex from the Manhattan…

Discussions with Deb: Marie Curie

Marie Curie has always been one of my heroes.  In an age when women were not educated or working professionally she was both.  The Curies, along with Henri Becquerel, won…

Discussions with Deb: What Types of Facilities are…

The law establishing EEOICPA provides that workers may file claims in one or more of three different categories: Department of Energy (DOE) facility Atomic Weapons Employee (AWE) facility Beryllium Vendor…

Talk to Terrie: While Declassified, Area 51 Still…

Photo is a satellite image of Area 51, Southern Nevada, a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, collected on February 26, 2013. (DigitalGlobe/DigitalGlobe/Getty Images) To briefly recap Part 1…