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Also Known As: Elk River Facility, United Power Association
State: Minnesota
Location: Elk River
Time Period: 1962-1968
Facility Type: Department of Energy
Facility Description: The Elk River Reactor was constructed by the AEC as part of its power reactor demonstration program. The Rural Cooperative Power Association received a contract for the dismantling of the reactor and the removal of all detectable reactor radioactivity when operations ceased.
Elk River Reactor is listed as a Department of Energy (DOE) site under the EEOICPA.
As of 03/292015, the total compensation paid under Parts B and E of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at the Elk River Reactor is $275,000.
Elk River Reactor Workers:
If you or your parent worked at this or any other DOE or AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $400K 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, even if your claim has 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 14214.