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March 21, 2017 Advisory Board on Toxic Substances…

The Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (ABTSWH) began 11 months ago and has been very aggressive in working to improve Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act…

March 23, 2017 – Terrie Barrie to NIOSH…

Submitted by Charles Saunders, Petitioner, and Terrie Barrie, Co-Petitioner, for the Rocky Flats Special Exposures Cohort (SEC) petition, number 0192. Thank you, Dr. Melius and members of the Board for…

Summary of the Department of Labor Advisory Board…

The Department of Labor Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health’s Working Group on Presumptions (WG) held a teleconference on March 14, 2017. The purpose of the meeting was…

Highlights of the 2015 Annual Report to Congress…

In 2004, Congress amended the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) and created the Office of the Ombudsman. The law requires the Ombudsman to file an annual report…

Update: Rocky Flats Safety Concerns Related to Part…

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…

Uranium Workers’ Day at New Mexico State Capitol…

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…