- Special Sections
- Public Notices
A key advisory board will consider a petition for extending coverage of nuclear workers at Los Alamos National Laboratory who became ill from cancer or other diseases under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).
The meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health meets in Albuquerque, beginning Tuesday at the Doubletree Hotel, 201 Marquette Ave., Northwest. The meeting starts at 1 p.m., but the LANL petition is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. There are three days of meetings altogether, but the LANL portion is scheduled for a hearing on the first day.
The board has set aside public comment periods beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Also, for those unable to attend in person, there will be a toll free teleconference number, 866-650-0537, with the participant code number 9933701
The petition related to LANL is on behalf of al support service personnel who worked at LANL for at least 250 days from Jan. 2, 1976 to Dec. 31, 2005, effectively extending a “special exposure cohort” status to employees for an additional 20 years beyond the current coverage.
EEOICPA is a complex compensation program for Department of Energy employees who qualify to make claims.
If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.
Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.
If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.