Time Period: 1972-present
Facility Type: Department of Energy
Facility Description: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory was established in 1972 as a research and development facility. Fermi has one of the most powerful particle accelerators in the world and is used to conduct a variety of high-energy physics programs.
Throughout the course of its operations, the potential for beryllium exposure existed at this site, due to beryllium use, residual contamination, and decontamination activities.
CONTRACTORS: Universities Research Association (1972-present)
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is listed as a Department of Energy (DOE) 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 the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is $4,427,815.
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 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.
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