Location: Grand Rapids
Time Period: AWE 1944
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
Facility Description: A November 7, 1944, document indicates that Extruded Metals participated in work related to metal fabrication for the Manhattan Project.
The document which includes the Extruded Metals Company describes the need for the availability of fabrication and physical studies for a variety of metal alloys including radioactive and non-radioactive metals. This site does not appear in the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program’s list of considered sites indicating that the likelihood of handling radioactive material at the facility is low. There was no other documentation identified indicating that the Extruded Metals Company processed or handled radioactive material.
Extruded Metals Co. is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.
As of 03/29/2015, 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 Extruded Metals Co. is $0.
Extruded Metals Co. 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, 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.