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US Department of Labor will hold advisory board meeting on compensation, medical benefits for current, former nuclear weapons workers

Idaho Falls meeting will be held in-person, online on May 17-18

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor will hold a meeting of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health for Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act on May 17-18, 2023, in Idaho Falls.

The act provides compensation and medical benefits to current and former nuclear weapons workers diagnosed with medical conditions related to toxic substance exposures at covered nuclear facilities. The board advises the Secretary on certain technical aspects of the EEOICPA.

The board meeting will be open to the public, and participants can attend in person or online.


Holiday Inn and Suites Idaho Falls


3005 S Fork Blvd


Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402


Wednesday, May 17: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. MT


Thursday, May 18: 8:30-11:30 a.m. MT

Information on how to participate remotely, either by teleconference or online will be available on the Advisory Board’s website no later than 72 hours before the meeting.

On May 17, the board will hold a public comment session from 4:15 to 5 p.m. MT. To speak during the public comments session, reference the Advisory Board name and May 17-18, 2023, meeting in an email to

Learn more about how to participate in the meeting.

Learn more about the Advisory Board.

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
May 12, 2023
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Media Contact: Victoria Godinez
Media Contact: Mandy McClure
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