Time Period: 1967-1969
Facility Type: Department of Energy
Facility Description: The LaCrosse Boiling Water Reactor (LACBWR), now owned and operated by Dairyland Power Cooperative, was one of a series of demonstration plants funded by the Atomic Energy Commission along with commercial utilities. LBCBWR achieved initial criticality in 1967, began commercial operation in November 1969, and was permanently shut down on April 30, 1987. Final reactor defueling was completed on June 11, 1987; storing a total of 333 irradiated fuel assemblies in the 42-foot deep spent fuel pool.
LaCrosse Boiling Water Reactor is listed as a Department of Energy (DOE) site under the EEOICPA.
As of 04/12/2015, 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 LaCrosse Boiling Water Reactor is $150,000.
LaCrosse Boiling Water Reactor 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, whether or not you have already filed a claim and even if your claim has been accepted or denied.
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