EEOICPA Ambrosia Lake

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 Uranium Mill in Ambrosia Lake, New Mexico

 

Ambrosia LakeAmbrosia Lake Uranium Mills

Ambrosia Lake Uranium Mill Site is located in McKinley County, New Mexico and is covered under EEOICPA as a DOE facility for the remediation period of 1987-1989 and 1992-1995. Remediation workers  for these years are eligible to file Part B and Part E claims.  Workers covered by RECA 5 (Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA)) at any Ambrosia Lake Uranium Mill are also eligible to file a Part E EEOICPA claim.

According to the EPA there were four uranium mills in Ambrosia Lake.

The September 1982, History of Domestic Uranium Procurement under US AEC Contracts, Final Report, extensively describes the work done at the Ambrosia Lake Uranium Mills on pages A-45 to A-51.

DOE

DOE's Legacy Management has a webpage on Ambrosia Lake Uranium Mill as well as a factsheet.

AEC/DOE Contractors

  • Kermac Nuclear Fuels, Corp.
  • Kerr-McGee
  • Phillips Petroleum
  • United Nuclear
  • Homestake Mining Company
  • MK-Ferguson (remediation)
  • AEC/DOE Contracts

  • Contract No. AT(05-1)-729
  • Contract No. AT(OS-1)-737
  • DE-AC04-76GJ01658
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    DOL

    DOL provides Part B and Part E statistics on Ambrosia Lake as well as exposure information from their DOE Site Exposure Matrix on the two Ambrosia Lake Uranium Mills and their Uranium Mill SEM listing for Ambrosia Lake Mill in Colorado.

    EPA

    The US EPA has a webpage on the Ambrosia Lake Site which operated from the early 1950s until 2002.

    NIOSH

    NIOSH has statistics on Ambrosia Lake dose reconstruction claims.

    NRC

    The NRC provides information on some the Rio Algom Ambrosia Lake site.

     

    Other

  • The Wall Street Journal Waste Lands series provides information on Ambrosia Lake.
  • Wikipedia has an Ambrosia Lake webpage.
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    Documents

  • 1977-Summary of the Phase 2 Title 1 Engineering Assessment of Inactive Uranium Mill Tailings Phillips/United Nuclear Site Ambrosia Lake, New Mexico
  • 1977-Phase 2 Title 1 Engineering Assessment of Inactive Uranium Mill Tailings Phillips/United Nuclear Site Ambrosia Lake, New Mexico
  • 1980-Radiological Survey of the Inactive Uranium Mill Tailings at Ambrosia Lake, New Mexico
  • 1981-Summary of the Phase 2 Title 1 Engineering Assessment of Inactive Uranium Mill Tailings Phillips/United Nuclear Site Ambrosia Lake, New Mexico
  • 1981-Engineering Assessment of Inactive Uranium Mill Tailings Phillips/United Nuclear Site Ambrosia Lake, New Mexico
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