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Fact Sheet - Records of Importance to Support EEOICPA

June 2009

Records of Importance to Support EEOICPA

The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act (EEOICPA) was enacted to ensure fairness and equity for the civilian men and women who, during the past 50 years, have performed duties uniquely related to the nuclear weapons production and testing programs of the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies by establishing a program to provide efficient, uniform, and adequate compensation for beryllium-related health conditions; and heavy metal-, toxic chemical-,and radiation-related health conditions.