Compensation issue for Cold War-era workers unresolved

Lester Rich tries a drill bit from a shelf lined with old bits at Bonner Supply Company on a core sample he drilled more than half a century ago on the Uncompahgre Plateau. Rich said that he feels core drillers should also be covered by the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act.



RICH RADIATION CORE BITS

Lester Rich tries a drill bit from a shelf lined with old bits at Bonner Supply Company on a core sample he drilled more than half a century ago on the Uncompahgre Plateau. Rich said that he feels core drillers should also be covered by the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act.

A move to expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to include a new disease has picked up steam, but a group of Cold War-era workers remains outside the system with little immediate hope…




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