|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 8 Jun 2009 10:50:16 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH, RADIATION: Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (OH) workers|
Families Fight Piketon Plant Benefits Ruling By TERRY KINNEY Associated Press Writer Portsmouth Daily Times (OH) June 6, 2009PIKETON - Relatives of workers who died of exposure to radiation or toxic materials at a Cold War-era uranium enrichment plant in Ohio are fighting a ruling by state officials that keeps them from receiving workers' compensation death benefits.
They say they should not be penalized for missing a deadline for filing claims because the government withheld information for years and workers did not know they were working in a life-threatening environment.
'There isn't any amount of money on this earth that could replace what we lost,' said Anna Fleshman, 77, of Chillicothe.
... For the entire article, see http://portsmouth-dailytimes.com/bookmark/2674362 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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