Time Period: 1956
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
Facility Description: In 1956, this facility handled thorium metal under subcontract to National Lead of Ohio (Fernald). The work, which involved 500 pounds of thorium, was a test of compacting and shaping techniques using General Electric’s equipment.
General Electric Plant (Indiana) is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.
As of 04/05/2015, 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 General Electric Plant (Indiana) is $606,866.
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