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Also Known As: Cimmaron Plant
State: Oklahoma
Location: Crescent
Time Period: AWE 1963-1973; Residual Radiation 1974-March 1, 2011
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
Facility Description: Kerr-McGee processed uranium for the AEC as part of the nuclear weapons production process. The Recycled Uranium reports show material being shipped from Kerr-McGee to both Fernald and Savannah River.
During the period of residual contamination, as designated by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and as noted in the dates above, employees of subsequent owners and operators of this facility are also covered under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.
Available documentation describes this facility as having handled recycled uranium as part of the nuclear weapons production process. Current NRC decommissioning documentation indicates the facility has completed the majority of decontamination activities necessary for unrestricted release and license termination with the exception of groundwater remediation which indicates uranium and technetium-99 contamination.
Estimated completion for these activities is identified as January 2017.
Kerr-McGee is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer under the EEOICPA.
As of 04/12/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at Kerr-McGee is $11,719,415.
Kerr-McGee 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 $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.