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Beryllium report attacked in court

...director of the nation's only beryllium producer misrepresented in a scientific publication the cause of chronic beryllium disease suffered by 11 neighbors of a company factory, according to evidence presented in a civil trial here. Former Rocky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/13/tec_312905.shtml
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Workers lose beryllium suit

...Cleveland company not liable for the workers' chronic beryllium disease, despite documents that their lawyers said proved...very small amount of beryllium can cause chronic beryllium disease in from 1 percent to 5 percent of people. Plaintiffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/28/tec_315794.shtml
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Report: Company misled workers, government about dangers

...weapons plants have contracted beryllium disease, a sometimes fatal lung illness...hidden hazards along the way." Beryllium disease has contributed to the deaths...that its workers had developed beryllium disease at exposures below the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/31/tec_257811.shtml
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Nuclear workers learn about medical benefits at town hall meetings

...goal is to pay people who are eligible."Common illnesses of people who receive the compensation are lung cancer, beryllium disease, chronic silicosis, asbestosis, emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Leiton said.Claimants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-20/nuclear-workers-learn-about-m
Toxic metal poses health threat to dental lab workers

...Safety and Health Administration issued the warning Tuesday after a dental lab technician was diagnosed with chronic beryllium disease, a debilitating and often fatal lung disease. "Inhaling beryllium dust at some concentrations is extremely hazardous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/24/tec_340400.shtml
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Sick-worker payment plan faces doubts

...allergy, can develop into chronic beryllium disease, an inflammation of the lungs...radiation-induced cancers and chronic beryllium disease. People diagnosed with beryllium...condition advances into chronic beryllium disease, they will become eligible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/20/met_314198.shtml
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SRS workers must wait for compensation ruling

...But the legislation would help only three limited groups of workers: an estimated 1,000 or more who have Chronic Beryllium Disease; about 200 workers at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Kentucky; and about 55 at Energy Department facilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/18/met_274781.shtml
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Plan seen as too narrow

...proposal, to be introduced in Congress in coming weeks, would compensate contract workers victimized by chronic beryllium disease -- a permanent, sometimes fatal scarring of the lungs caused by inhaling tiny bits of beryllium. The nonradioactive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/20/tec_266039.shtml
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Ill energy worker gets first check

...compensation claims under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act of 2000, including cancer, beryllium disease and maladies related to other toxic substances such as asbestos. Though the Labor Department is processing straightforward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/17/met_437402.shtml
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SRS plans to open office for compensation claims

...lump-sum payments of $150,000 to current and former workers who suffer from radiation-induced cancers or chronic beryllium disease. Eligible workers also will receive compensation for medical expenses from the date their claims were filed. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/17/met_319177.shtml
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