Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC)


JOTG Outreach Events Held in Nevada! – Representatives from DEEOIC and other federal agencies participated in a town hall meeting on May 6, 2014 in Pahrump, Nevada, and two (2) town hall meetings on May 6 and 7, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada, to provide current and former nuclear weapons workers, including those who worked at the Nevada Test Site, with information about the EEOICPA. The meetings were hosted by the Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) of which DEEOIC is a member. Forty-four (44) people attended the May 6 meeting held at the Bob Ruud Community Center in Pahrump. One-hundred and fifty-seven (157) people attended the meetings in Las Vegas, held at the Laborers Local 872 Training Center, 4201 E. Bonanza Road in Las Vegas. Presentations were given by officials from the Seattle District Office. Other DEEOIC representatives in attendance at these meetings included representatives from the National Office and Las Vegas resource center. Vinny Spotleson of Senator Harry Reid’s office, and Susan Petersen of Congresswoman Dina Titus’s office, attended the meetings, as well as Dave Burns from Channel 3 KSNV-TV.