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High Energy Rate Forging (HERF) Facility

State: California
Location: Oxnard
Time Period: 1984-1997
Facility Type: Department of Energy
Facility Description: The Department of Energy purchased this facility in 1984 for the purpose of producing forgings for weapons parts. It consists of 13.75 acres and 7 buildings. The DOE Rocky Flats Plant managed the forging process and produced forgings at this location through 1995. In 1994, DOE decided to close the facility upon completion of its defense-related mission in 1996. The facility was sold on June 30, 1997.
CONTRACTORS: Kaiser Hill (1995-1997); EG&G Rocky Flats, Inc. (1989-1995); Rockwell International (1975-1989)
High Energy Rate Forging (HERF) Facility is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site and as a Department of Energy (DOE) site under the EEOICPA.
High Energy Rate Forging (HERF) Facility 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.