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Bridgeport Brass Co., Havens Laboratory

Also Known As: Reactive Metals, Inc., Piedmont Mfg.
State: Connecticut
Location: Bridgeport
Time Period: 1950; 1952-1962
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
 
Facility Description: Bridgeport Brass, at the Havens Laboratory in Connecticut and in Adrian, Michigan, worked to improve the process for extruding uranium. Eventually this work was taken over by Reactive Metals, which operated the AEC/DOE extrusion facility in Astabula, Ohio. Bridgeport cut and stored uranium, and may have been involved in the rolling of uranium. Some work of the Havens Laboratory was moved toSeymour, CT, in 1962, to a facility that is now owned by Seymour Specialty Wire.
 
This listing is intended to cover that portion of the Havens Laboratory known as the Housatonic Pilot Plant, which has also been called the Housatonic Avenue Plant.
 
Listing:
Bridgeport Brass Co., Havens Laboratory is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.
 
Compensation:
As of 03/15/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at Bridgeport Brass Co., Havens Laboratory is $2,100,834.
 
Bridgeport Brass Co., Havens Laboratory Workers:
If you or your parent worked at this or any other AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits from the US Department of Labor. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-EEOICPA (336-4272) or fill out the form to the right, whether or not you have filed a claim and even if it has already been accepted or denied.
 
We can help with all OWCP (Federal Workers Compensation) claims, impairments, wage loss and health care. 2495 Main Street, Suite 442 Buffalo, NY.
 
DOCUMENTS:
 
NIOSH:
Technical Basis Documents:
An Exposure Matrix for the Adrian Facility and Bridgeport Brass Company, Havens Laboratory
Effective Date: 08/09/2013