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The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act was enacted in October 2000. Part B, effective on July 31, 2001, compensates for the diagnoses of a radiogenic cancer, chronic beryllium disease, beryllium sensitivity, or chronic silicosis, as a result of exposure to radiation, beryllium, or silica while employed at covered facilities. Part E, enacted October 28, 2004, compensates for any occupational illnesses that are causally linked to toxic exposures in the DOE or mining work environment. (NCR graphic/Toni-Ann Ortiz, Tracy Abeln)