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Web Exclusive: Rocky Flats Resources

Seven years ago, Congress passed a law admitting that nuclear weapons workers were exposed to radiation "without their knowledge or consent." The measure promised to compensate cancer-stricken ex-bomb builders with medical benefits and a lump sum of $150,000. But as former Rocky Flats workers are learning, the government is best at handing out one thing: denial.

November 2007

Click here to find links to the government agencies that oversee and participate in the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA), former Rocky Flats manager and undersecretary of Energy Robert G. Card, and the science of dose reconstruction.