05 Jul Did You Or Someone You Know Work For A Uranium Mine, Mill, Or Atomic Weapons Plant?

Former uranium industry/atomic weapons plant workers and surviving family members may qualify for compensation and/or medical benefits. 

Join Atomic Resource Coalition for a FREE resource fair regarding benefits under the Department of Justice’s Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). Lunch, BINGO, and giveaways will also be included!

What can ARC do for me?

  • Help file new/refile denied RECA and EEOICPA claims
  • Help gather medical and employment records for claims
  • Provide medical screening and/or impairment rating reminders
  • Provide guidance for medical expense and wage loss reimbursement
  • Deliver updates about the RECA/EEOICPA

As a non-profit organization, all of ARC’s services are provided at NO COST.
For more information or claim assistance over the phone, contact us at 844-686-8355


Tuesday, July 24
Museum of the West
462 Ute Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501
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11AM DOORS OPEN – VISIT WITH VENDORS
12PM LUNCH – BINGO – PRIZES
4PM MOVIE “ATOMIC HOMEFRONT”


Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

RECA provides lump sum compensation awards for individuals who contracted specified diseases in three defined populations:

  • Uranium miners, millers and ore transporters – $100,000
  • “Onsite participants” at atmospheric nuclear weapons tests – $75,000
  • Individuals who lived downwind of the Nevada Test Site (“downwinders”) – $50,000

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act

Part B of the Act covers those who worked for the Department of Energy, an Atomic Weapons Employer or Beryllium Vendor, with radiation-induced cancers, beryllium disease or silicosis.

  • Worker – Medical benefits for covered condition and payment of $150,000
  • Survivor – Payment of $150,000

Part E of the Act covers Department of Energy contractor or subcontractor workers for occupationally induced illnesses caused by toxic substances.

  • Worker – Medical benefits for covered condition and impairment payment up to $250,000
  • Survivor – Base compensation of $125,000 to $175,000 (dependent on wage loss) 

 

Grand Junction Climax Mill site, 1956.
Source: U.S. Department of Energy archives
6 Comments
  • Larry Helquist
    Posted at 08:28h, 16 July Reply

    Are you handling downwinders claims?

    • Atomic Resource Coalition
      Posted at 09:47h, 16 July Reply

      Hi Larry,

      Yes, we are available to assist with downwinder claims. Did you need assistance with the claim process? If so, please contact us at 844-686-8355.

  • John Sanders
    Posted at 08:38h, 16 July Reply

    Piketon, OH facility

  • Marilyn Ison
    Posted at 00:41h, 17 July Reply

    Done windeer & my husband used to haul gravel into the Portmoth plant .

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