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Ore Buying Station at Edgemont

State: South Dakota
Location: Edgemont
Time Period: 1952-1956
Facility Type: Department of Energy

Facility Description: The ore buying station at Edgemont purchased uranium ore for the AEC. The American Smelting and Refining Company (ASRC) managed and operated the Edgemont station from November 1952 to January 1956. Lucius Pitkin replaced ASRC as the M&O contractor in February 1956. The Mines Development Corporation purchased the ore buying station on July 12, 1956.

Contractors: American Smelting and Refining Company (1952-1956); and Lucius Pitkin, Inc. (1956).

Ore Buying Station at Edgemont is listed as a Department of Energy (DOE) site under the EEOICPA.

Ore Buying Station at Edgemont 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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