U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION
OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION PROGRAMS
DIVISION OF ENERGY EMPLOYEES OCCUPATIONAL
   ILLNESS COMPENSATION
FINAL ADJUDICATION BRANCH



EMPLOYEE:

[Name Deleted]

CLAIMANT:

[Name Deleted]

[Name Deleted]

FILE NUMBER:

[Number Deleted]

DOCKET NUMBERS:

17520-2004

17523-2004

DECISION DATE:

September 14, 2004

 

DENIAL OF REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION 

 

By letter dated June 28, 2004, you each requested an oral hearing in objection to the June 9, 2004 final decision of the Final Adjudication Branch.  Pursuant to § 30.319(c) of the implementing regulations, “a hearing is not available as part of the reconsideration process.” 20 C.F.R. § 30.319(c).  For the reasons set forth below, your requests for reconsideration are denied.

 

The May 20, 2004 final decision found that you did not provide sufficient evidence to establish that the employee’s colon cancer was “at least as likely as not” caused by her employment at the Savannah River Site.  It was on this basis that your claims for survivor benefits under the EEOICPA were denied.

 

I must deny your requests for reconsideration because you have not submitted any argument or evidence which justifies reconsideration of the final decision.  The decision of the Final Adjudication Branch is final on the date of issuance of this denial of your requests for reconsideration.  20 C.F.R. § 30.319(c).

 

Washington, DC

 

 

Richard Koretz

Hearing Representative