United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

IEB 80-13 Cracking in Core Spray Spargers (Generic Letter 80-43)



GL80043 

                               UNITED STATES 
                       NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 
                          WASHINGTON, D. C. 20555 
                                     
                               May 12, 1980 

MEMORANDUM FOR:     B. H. Grier, Director, Region I 
                    J. P. O'Reilly, Director, Region II 
                    J. G. Keppler, Director, Region III 
                    K. V. Seyfrit, Director, Region IV 
                    R. H. Engelken, Director, Region V 

FROM:               Norman C. Moseley, Director, Division of Reactor 
                      Operations Inspection, Office of Inspection and 
                      Enforcement 

SUBJECT:            IE BULLETIN No. 80-13 - CRACKING IN CORE SPRAY SPARGERS 

The subject IE Bulletin should be dispatched for action May 12, 1980 to all 
BWR's with an operating license. The Bulletin should be sent for information
to BWR facilities with a construction permit. 

The text of the Bulletin and draft letter to licensees are enclosed for this
purpose. 


                                        Norman C. Moseley, Director 
                                        Division of Reactor Operations 
                                          Inspection 
                                        Office of Inspection and Enforcement

Enclosure: 
1.   Draft Transmittal Letter 
2.   IE Bulletin No. 80-13 

CONTACT:  R. A. Hermann, IE 
          49-28180 
.

(Draft letter to BWR power reactor facilities with an operating license) 

                                                     IE Bulletin No. 80-13 

Addressee: 

Enclosed is IE Bulletin No. 80-13 which requires action by you with regard 
to your power reactor facility(ies) with an operating license. 

Should you have any questions regarding this Bulletin or the actions 
required by you, please contact this office. 

                                        Sincerely, 


                                        Signature  
                                        (Regional Director) 

Enclosures: 
1.   IE Bulletin No. 80-13 
2.   List of Recently Issued IE Bulletins 
.

(Draft letter to all GE power reactor facilities with a construction 
permit.) 

                                                    IE Bulletin  No. 80-13 

Addressee: 

The enclosed IE Bulletin No. 80- 13 is forwarded to you for information. No 
written response is required. If you desire additional information regarding
this matter, please contact this office. 

                                        Sincerely, 


                                        Signature 
                                        (Regional Director) 

Enclosures: 
1.   IE Bulletin No. 80-13 
2.   List of Recently Issued IE Bulletins 


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