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W.R. Grace Co., Agricultural Chemical Div. (Florida)

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State: Florida
Location: Ridgewood
Time Period: 1954; Residual Radiation 1955 – March 1, 2011
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer

Facility Description: For one month in 1954, W.R. Grace performed the pilot plant work on solvent extraction for Armour Fertilizer, which used the solvent process to extract uranium from phosphates.

W.R. Grace Co., Agricultural Chemical Div. (Florida) is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.

As of 06/14/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at W.R. Grace Co., Agricultural Chemical Div. (Florida) is $300,000.

W.R. Grace Co., Agricultural Chemical Div. (Florida) 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 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.

*Site Description:
Only one building on the W.R. Grace and Company property wasinvolved in the research. It has since been completely dismantled. No information is available regarding the location or disposition of equipment and building remains. Figure 1 shows the location of thesite in relation to the town of Ridgewood.