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Senators Re-Introduce RECA Bill

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) has been reintroduced by a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, including Mike Crapo (ID), Tom Udall (NM), Martin Heinrich (NM), Jim Risch (ID), and…

Advisory Board on Radiation & Worker Health Board…

The Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health Board held a public meeting in Naperville, Ill. March 22-23, 2017.  The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Department…

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…