[Excerpt] Over the past year, there have been many gains and accomplishments associated with the administration of Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act. Nevertheless, the Office of the Ombudsman continues to receive complaints, grievances and requests for assistance from claimants and potential claimants.
In preparing this report, we considered “new” ways of presenting the issues that were brought to our attention over the course of this year. However, in the end, we decided, that as in previous reports, s statutory, regulatory or administrative was an effective way to present this formation. Thus, we will utilize these three categories in this report.