Final Report of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Committee

Department of Energy

This is the final report of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Committee published in July 1996. This report makes recommendations about policy issues relating to compensation for uranium workers with lung cancer and nonmalignant respiratory diseases. This report also includes an appendix that addresses the establishment of data-based criteria for radon-associated lung cancer.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:US National Policy, Environmental Ethics/Values, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Biology, Environmental Science:Waste:Radioactive Waste
Resource Type: Policy Resources
Special Interest: Ethics
Environmental Policy: ,
Topics: Biosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Minerals, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Ethics and Environmental Justice, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public PolicyKeywords: uranium, mining