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Timeline of Major DCAS Events for 2006

Establishing the foundation for conducting dose reconstructions as required under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) has been an important and busy time for our Office. Major events of our dose reconstruction program for 2006 are listed below.

To locate an event, click on one of the months below. A list of events that occurred during that month will be displayed.

Major Events of 2006

JAN

    • Argonne National Laboratory--East: Occupational Medical Dose section revised
    • K-25 Occupational Internal Dose section revised
    • Site Profile for the Kansas City Plant Page Change Revision
    • Internal Dosimetry Coworker Data for the Hanford Site Page Change Revision
    • Technical Information Bulletin: Characterization of Occupational Exposure to Radium and Radon Progeny During Recovery of Uranium from Phosphate Materials approved
    • Y-12 Site Profile: Page change revision to Occupational Internal Dose section
    • INEEL Site Profile: Occupational Internal Dose section revised
    • Page change revision to the Exposure Matrix for Linde Ceramics Plant (including Tonawanda Laboratory)
    • Argonne National Laboratory--East: Site Description section approved
  • January 7

    • Effective Date for a Linde Ceramics Plant SEC Class (October 1, 1942, through October 31, 1947)
  • January 24

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees from the Linde Ceramics Plant for Addition to the SEC (October 1, 1942, through October 31, 1947)

FEB

    • Allied Chemical Corporation Site Profile approved
    • Energy Technology Engineering Center (ETEC) Site Description and Occupational Medical Dose sections approved
    • Argonne National Laboratory--East: Occupational Environmental Dose and Occupational External Dose sections approved
    • Internal Dosimetry Organ, External Dosimetry Organ, and IREP Model Selection by ICD-9 Code page change revision
    • Federal Register Notice: changes to the dose reconstruction target organ selection for lymphoma
    • W. R. Grace and Company: An Exposure Matrix for W.R. Grace and Company in Erwin, Tennessee approved
    • Y-12: Page change revision to Occupational Internal Dose and Occupational External Dose sections
    • Fernald: Occupational Environmental Dose section revised
    • Energy Technology Engineering Center (ETEC): Introduction, Occupational Internal Dose and Occupational External Dose sections approved

MAR

    • Energy Technology Engineering Center (ETEC): Occupational Environmental Dose section approved
    • Argonne National Laboratory--East: Occupational Internal Dose section approved; revision to Occupational Medical Dose section of the Site Profile
    • Mound Plant: Page change revision to the Occupational Medical Dose section of the Site Profile
  • March 17

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a Nevada Test Site (NTS) SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (1951-1963)
  • March 27

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a Blockson Chemical Company SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (October 10, 1952 through December 31, 1962)

APR

  • April 19

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a Feed Material Production Center (FMPC) SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (January 1, 1951 through December 31, 1989)

MAY

    • Rocky Flats Plant: Technical Information Bulletin (TIB)--External Coworker Dosimetry Data for the Rocky Flats Plant approved
    • DOE Complex Wide Documents: Technical Information Bulletin (TIB)--A Standard Complex-Wide Conversion/Correction Factor for Overestimating External Doses Measured with Thermoluminescent Dosimeter revised
    • Y-12 Plant: Page change revision to the Occupational External Dose section of the Site Profile
    • Y-12 Plant: Technical Information Bulletin (TIB)--Effect of Threshold Energy and Angular Response of NTA Film on Missed Neutron Dose at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Facility approved
    • Y-12 Plant: Technical Information Bulletin (TIB)--External Radiation Dose Estimates For Individuals Near the 1958 Criticality Accident at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant approved
    • Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant (K-25 Site): Site Profile--Introduction section revised
    • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X-10): Site Profile-Page change revision to the Occupational Internal Dose section
  • May 22

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a Monsanto Chemical Company SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (1943-1949)

JUN

    • Documents Covering both AWE and DOE Facilities: Technical Information Bulletin (TIB)--Technical Basis for Conversion from NCRP Report 38 Neutron Quality Factors to ICRP Publication 60 Radiation Weighting Factors for Respective IREP Input Neutron Energy Ranges approved
    • DOE Complex Wide Documents: Technical Information Bulletin (TIB)--A Standard Complex-Wide Methodology for Overestimating External Doses Measured with Film Badge Dosimeters revised
    • INEEL: Site Profile--Page change revision to the Occupational Internal Dose section
  • June 17

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (January 1, 1976 through December 31, 2005)
  • June 26

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a LANL SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (September 1, 1944 through July 18, 1963)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a S-50 Oak Ridge Thermal Diffusion Plant SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (1944-1951)

JUL

    • Pinellas Plant: Site Profile--Page change revisions to the Occupational Medical Dose and Occupational External Dose sections
    • Mound Plant: Site Profile--Page change revision to the Site Description section
    • Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant: Site Profile--Revision to the Occupational Medical Dose section
    • Nevada Test Site: Site Profile--Page change revisions to the following Site Profile sections: Introduction, Occupational Internal Dose, and Occupational External Dose
    • Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant (K-25 Site): Technical Information Bulletin--Page change revision to Internal Dosimetry Coworker Data for K-25
    • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X-10): Site Profile--Page change revision to Occupational Medical Dose section
    • Y-12 Plant: Site Profile--Occupational Environmental Dose and Occupational Internal Dose sections revised
    • Argonne National Laboratory-East: Page change revision to the Site Description section of the Site Profile
    • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Site Profile approved
    • Pantex Plant: Occupational Internal Dose and Occupational External Dose sections of the Site Profile approved
    • Revisions of the Introduction and Site Description sections of the Site Profile
    • Rocky Flats Plant: Technical Information Bulletin--Internal Dosimetry Coworker Data for Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site approved
  • July 26

    • Effective Date of a NTS SEC Class (January 27, 1951 through December 31, 1962)
    • Effective Date of a Pacific Proving Ground SEC Class (1946-1962)
  • July 13

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from Pacific Proving Ground for Addition to the SEC (1946-1962)
  • July 12

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from NTS for Addition to the SEC (January 27, 1951 through December 31, 1962)

AUG

    • Technical Information Bulletin: Parameters to Consider When Processing Claims for Construction Trade Workers approved
    • Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site Profile: Site Description and Occupational External Dose sections revised; page change revision to the Introduction section
    • Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory Site Profile: Introduction section revised
    • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL or X-10) Site Profile: Site Description section revised
    • Hanford Site Profile: Introduction section revised
    • Pacific Proving Grounds Site Profile: Summary Site Profile for the Pacific Proving Grounds approved
    • Brookhaven National Laboratory Site Profile: Summary Site Profile for the Brookhaven National Laboratory approved
  • August 4

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a General Atomics SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (January 1, 1960, through December 31, 1969)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a Harshaw Chemical Company SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (January 1, 1942 through November 30, 1949)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees from NTS for Addition to the SEC (January 27, 1951 through December 31, 1962)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees from Pacific Proving Ground for Addition to the SEC (1946-1962)
  • August 17

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a Blockson Chemical Company SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (January 1, 1951 through December 31, 1962)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a LANL SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (1943-1975)

SEP

    • Blockson Chemical Company: Technical Basis Document revised
    • Technical Information Bulletin: Application of Internal Doses Based on Claimant-Favorable Assumptions for Processing as Best Estimates approved
    • Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory Site Profile: Occupational Medical section revised
    • Technical Information Bulletin: Occupational Dose from Elevated Ambient Levels of External Radiation canceled
    • Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant (K-25 Site) Site Profile: Page change revisions to Occupational Environmental Dose and Occupational External Dose sections
    • Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site Profile: Occupational Medical Dose section revised
  • September 7

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from the Ames Laboratory for Addition to the SEC (January 1, 1942, through December 31, 1954)
    • Effective date for the Ames Laboratory SEC Class (January 1, 1942, through December 31, 1954); Effective Date for a Y-12 SEC Class (January 1948 through December 1957)
    • Effective Date of a Y-12 Plant SEC Class (January 1948 through December 1957)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a Bethlehem Steel Corporation SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (1949-1952)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from the Y-12 Plant for Addition to the SEC (January 1948 to December 1957)
  • September 22

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that an Allied Chemical Corporation SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (January 1, 1959 to December 31, 1976)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees from Ames Laboratory for Addition to the SEC (January 1, 1942, through December 31, 1954)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees from the Y-12 Plant for Addition to the SEC (January 1948 - December 1957)

OCT

    • Hanford Site Profile: Page change revision to the Occupational External Dose section
    • Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant (K-25 Site) Site Profile: Revision to the Site Description section and page change revision to the Occupational Internal Dose section
    • Pinellas Plant Site Profile: Revision to the Site Description section and page change revision to the Occupational External Dose section
    • Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site Profile: Site Description section revised
    • Chapman Valve Technical Basis Document revised
    • Y-12 Plant Site Profile: Page change revision to the Occupational Internal Dose section
    • Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site Profile: Introduction and Occupational Internal Dose sections revised; page change revision to the Site Description section
    • Stanford Linear Accelerator Center: Site Profile approved

NOV

    • INEEL Site Profile: Occupational External Dose section revised
    • Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant: Page change revision to Technical Information Bulletin: External Coworker Dosimetry Data for the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant and revision to the Occupational External Dose section of the Site Profile
    • Savannah River Site Technical Information Bulletin: Page change revision to External Coworker Dosimetry Data for the Savannah River Site
    • Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant: Revision to the Occupational Environmental Dose section of the Site Profile and page change revision to External Coworker Dosimetry Data Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Technical Information Bulletin
    • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL or X-10): Revision to External Coworker Dosimetry Data for the X-10 Site Technical Information Bulletin
    • Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant (K-25 Site): Page change revision to the Occupational Medical Dose section of the Site Profile and page change revision to External Coworker Dosimetry Data for the K-25 Site Technical Information Bulletin
    • Hanford: Page change revision to External Coworker Dosimetry Data for the Hanford Site Technical Information Bulletin and Site Profile: Occupational External Dose section revised
    • Pinellas Plant Site Profile: Page change revision to the Occupational External Dose section
    • Clarksville Facility: Site Profile approved
    • Medina Facility: Site Profile approved
    • Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (Atomics International) Site Profile: Occupational External Dose section revised
    • Rocky Flats Plant Site Profile: Introduction section revised

DEC

    • Technical Information Bulletin: Page change revision to Estimating the Maximum Plausible Dose to Workers at Atomic Weapons Employer Facilities
    • Technical Information Bulletin: Page change revision to Validation of Thorium Annual Dose Conversion Factors
    • Nevada Test Site's Site Profile: Page change revision to the Occupational Environmental Dose section
    • S-50 Oak Ridge Thermal Diffusion Plant: Summary Site Profile approved
    • Site Profile for Atomic Weapons Employers that Refined Uranium and Thorium approved
    • Site Profile for Atomic Weapons Employers that Worked Uranium and Thorium approved
    • Idaho National Laboratory: Site Profile Introduction section revised and Technical Information Bulletin in Support of INEEL Technical Basis Document Section 6: Reanalysis of Hankins MTR Bonner Sphere Surveys revised
    • Hanford Site Profile: Occupational Environmental Dose section revised
  • December 8

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a Hanford SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (January 2, 1942 through December 31, 1990)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from LANL for Addition to the SEC (September 1, 1944 through July 18, 1963)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from Oak Ridge Institute for Nuclear Studies (ORINS) for Addition to the SEC (May 15, 1950, through December 31, 1963)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Designation of a Class of Employees from the S-50 Oak Ridge Thermal Diffusion Plant for Addition to the SEC (July 9, 1944 through December 31, 1951)
  • December 9

    • Effective Date for a LANL SEC Class (September 1, 1944 through July 18, 1963); Effective Date for an ORINS SEC Class (May 15, 1950, through December 31, 1963)
    • Effective Date for an S-50 Oak Ridge Thermal Diffusion Plant SEC Class (July 9, 1944 through December 31, 1951)
  • December 14

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing that a Dow Chemical Company SEC Petition has met the Minimum Qualifications for Review and Evaluation (January 1, 1957 through December 21, 1960)
  • December 27

    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees from LANL for Addition to the SEC (September 1, 1944 through July 18, 1963)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees from ORINS for Addition to the SEC (May 15, 1950, through December 31, 1963)
    • Federal Register Notice Published Announcing the Final Effect of Designation of a Class of Employees from the S-50 Oak Ridge Thermal Diffusion Plant for Addition to the SEC (July 9, 1944 through December 31, 1951)
 
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