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California Research Corp.

State: California
Location: Richmond
Time Period: 1948-1949
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
 
Facility Description: Using small amounts of plutonium and uranium, the California Research Corporation performed experiments to investigate the use of continuous chelation as a means of separating plutonium and zirconium from uranium. The California Research Corporation performed the work as a subcontractor to the Kellex Corporation which was under contract to the AEC to investigate waste recovery methods.
 
Listing:
California Research Corp. is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site and as a Department of Energy (DOE) 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 California Research Corp. is $623,839.
 
California Research Corp. 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 already filed a claim, and even if your claim has been accepted or denied.
 
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