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Event Notification Report for April 14, 1999

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           04/13/1999 - 04/14/1999

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

35512  35579  35586  35587  35588  35589  35590  35591  

!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35512       |
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| FACILITY: COMANCHE PEAK            REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 03/25/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  TX |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:37[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        03/25/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:04[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TOM BEAUDIN                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/13/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |CHARLES CAIN         R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|DDDD 73.71               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH  |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|2     N          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| PHYSICAL SECURITY REPORT                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| Unescorted access granted inappropriately to contract employee.  Immediate   |
| compensatory measures taken upon discovery.                                  |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
|                                                                              |
| Refer to the HOO Log for additional details.                                 |
|                                                                              |
| *** UPDATE ON 04/12/99 @ 1418 BY HARRIS TO GOULD ***  RETRACTION             |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE IS RETRACTING THIS EVENT.  REFER TO HOO LOG FOR ADDITIONAL      |
| INFORMATION.                                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| THE RESIDENT INSPECTOR WILL BE NOTIFIED.                                     |
|                                                                              |
| THE REG 4 RDO(SMITH) WAS NOTIFIED.                                           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35579       |
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| FACILITY: MONTICELLO               REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/12/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MN |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:10[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3                             |EVENT DATE:        04/12/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        14:00[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  PEDERSON                     |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/13/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JOHN JACOBSON        R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
|NLCO                     TECH SPEC LCO A/S      |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| PLANT DECLARED HPCI INOPERABLE DUE TO THE LOSS OF THE EMERGENCY SERVICE      |
| WATER TO ONE OF TWO VENTILATION UNITS.                                       |
|                                                                              |
| THE EMERGENCY SERVICE WATER WAS LOST AS A RESULT OF THE FAILURE OF #13       |
| EMERGENCY SERVICE WATER PUMP TO START,  WHICH PUT HPCI OUT OF SERVICE AND    |
| THE PLANT IN A 24 HR TO SHUTDOWN LCO ACTION STATEMENT.  WHEN THEY ATTEMPTED  |
| TO START #13 EMERGENCY SERVICE WATER PUMP,  THE MOTOR WOULD HUM BUT THE      |
| IMPELLER WOULD NOT TURN AND THAT RESULTED IN THE TRIP OF THE PUMP BREAKER.   |
| THEY MANUALLY TRIED TO TURN THE IMPELLER , WHICH SEEMED STUCK INITIALLY, BUT |
| THEY FINALLY GOT IT TO TURN FREELY.   THERE MAY HAVE BEEN SOME TYPE OF       |
| DEBRIS THAT WAS CAUSING THE IMPELLER NOT TO TURN.   CURRENTLY THEY ARE       |
| PERFORMING OPERABILITY CHECKS ON THE PUMP SO THAT THE LCO CAN BE EXITED.     |
| DURING THIS EVENT THE NORMAL SERVICE WATER WAS AVAILABLE.                    |
|                                                                              |
| THE RESIDENT INSPECTOR WAS NOTIFIED.                                         |
|                                                                              |
| *** UPDATE ON 4/12/99 @ 1618 BY PEDERSON TO GOULD ***                        |
|                                                                              |
| HPCI OPERABLE AFTER RESTORATION OF THE #13 EMERGENCY SERVICE WATER SYSTEM.   |
| LCO EXITED AT 1507 CDT.                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| THE RESIDENT INSPECTOR WAS NOTIFIED.                                         |
|                                                                              |
| REG 3 RDO(JACOBSON) WAS INFORMED.                                            |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE AT 1007 EDT ON 4/13/99 BY BRUCE MACKISSOCK TO FANGIE JONES * *  |
| *                                                                            |
|                                                                              |
| The time of the event was reported as 1400 CDT, it should be 0755 CDT.       |
| Notified R3DO (John Jacobson).                                               |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35586       |
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| FACILITY: BEAVER VALLEY            REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/13/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 05:55[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        04/13/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        04:27[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CHRIS HYNES                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/13/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |DAN HOLODY           R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     RPS ACTUATION          |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     M/R        N       0        Hot Standby      |0        Hot Standby      |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| MANUAL REACTOR TRIP DUE TO ROD CONTROL URGENT FAILURE ALARM                  |
|                                                                              |
| During a planned plant shutdown, with the reactor already subcritical,       |
| control bank 'A' group 2 did not move as rods were being inserted.  As a     |
| result, the rod control system received an "Urgent Alarm" which inhibited    |
| manual control rod motion.  The licensee performed a manual trip and all     |
| rods fully inserted.  The problem is being investigated.                     |
|                                                                              |
| Heat removal was and is by steam dump to the main condenser with feedwater   |
| from the main feedwater system.                                              |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35587       |
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| FACILITY: NORTH ANNA               REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/13/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  VA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:05[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        04/13/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        10:25[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CROSSMAN                     |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/13/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |PIERCE SKINNER       R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
|NLCO                     TECH SPEC LCO A/S      |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| THE CONTROL ROOM EMERGENCY VENTILATION FAN SUCTION SUPPLY DAMPER SWITCH      |
| FOUND IN THE INCORRECT POSITION.                                             |
|                                                                              |
| THE CONTROL ROOM EMERGENCY FAN, "1-HV-F-42", SUCTION SUPPLY DAMPER SWITCH    |
| WAS FOUND IN THE "NORMAL MODE" POSITION INSTEAD OF THE "LOCKOUT" POSITION.   |
| THE SWITCH HAS TO BE IN THE "LOCKOUT" POSITION TO MAINTAIN THE CONTROL ROOM  |
| PRESSURE ENVELOPE IN THE RECIRCULATION MODE DURING THE INITIAL STAGES OF A   |
| FUEL HANDLING ACCIDENT OR SAFETY INJECTION.  BY THE SWITCH BEING IN THE      |
| INCORRECT POSITION(NORMAL MODE)  IT WOULD HAVE AFFECTED THE ABILITY OF THE   |
| FAN TO PERFORM ITS ACCIDENT FUNCTION.  THE PLANT ENTERED A 7 DAY LCO UNDER   |
| TS 3.7.7.1 WHICH REQUIRES CORRECTIVE MEASURES TO BE IMPLEMENTED.  THE SWITCH |
| WAS PLACED IN THE CORRECT, "LOCKOUT", POSITION AT 10:32 AM.  INVESTIGATION   |
| ON HOW THE SWITCH GOT INTO THE INCORRECT POSITION IS ONGOING.                |
|                                                                              |
| THE RESIDENT INSPECTOR WAS NOTIFIED.                                         |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   35588       |
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| REP ORG:  SEA WORLD OF OHIO                    |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/13/1999|
|LICENSEE:  SEA WORLD OF OHIO                    |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:21[EDT]|
|    CITY:  AURORA                   REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        04/12/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  OH |EVENT TIME:        12:00[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/13/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |JOHN JACOBSON        R3      |
|                                                |FRED COMBS           NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ROBERTS                      |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ELOS 39.77(b)            THEFT/LOSS OF RAD MAT  |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| SEA WORLD OF OHIO LOCATED IN AURORA, OHIO REPORTED THAT ONE OF THEIR TRITIUM |
| EXIT SIGNS WAS MISSING.                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| A SEARCH FOR THIS SIGN WAS MADE PRIOR TO MAKING THE DETERMINATION THAT IT    |
| WAS LOST.  THE EXIT SIGN WAS MANUFACTURED BY SELF POWERED LIGHTING INC. OF   |
| ELMSFORD, N.Y.                                                               |
| THE NAME OF THE SIGN IS OMNIGLO MODEL 700C-12 S/N C-5072 CONTAINING 20       |
| CURIES OF TRITIUM.                                                           |
| DATE OF MANUFACTURE WAS 12/88 AND EXPIRATION DATE IS 12/00.                  |
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|Fuel Cycle Facility                              |Event Number:   35589       |
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| FACILITY: PADUCAH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT      |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/13/1999|
|   RXTYPE: URANIUM ENRICHMENT FACILITY          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:40[EDT]|
| COMMENTS: 2 DEMOCRACY CENTER                   |EVENT DATE:        04/11/1999|
|           6903 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE                 |EVENT TIME:        21:45[CDT]|
|           BETHESDA, MD 20817    (301)564-3200  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/13/1999|
|    CITY:  PADUCAH                  REGION:  3  +-----------------------------+
|  COUNTY:  McCRACKEN                 STATE:  KY |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|LICENSE#:  GDP-1                 AGREEMENT:  Y  |JOHN JACOBSON        R3      |
|  DOCKET:  0707001                              |FRED COMBS           NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HALICKS                      |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|OCBB 76.120(c)(2)(ii)    EQUIP DISABLED/FAILS   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| THE PLANT SHIFT SUPERINTENDENT(PSS) WAS NOTIFIED THAT THERE HAD BEEN A       |
| FAILURE OF THE UF6 RELEASE DETECTION SYSTEM IN THE C-333 PROCESS BUILDING    |
| UNIT 5 CELL 4.  THE FAILURE OCCURRED DURING THE TWICE-PER-SHIFT TSR          |
| SURVEILLANCE WHICH REQUIRES "TEST FIRING" OF THE DETECTOR HEADS.  THE PSS    |
| IMMEDIATELY DECLARED THE SAFETY SYSTEM INOPERABLE AND DIRECTED THE           |
| IMPLEMENTATION OF TSR-REQUIRED ACTIONS WHICH INCLUDE PLACING A "SMOKE WATCH" |
| IN THE AFFECTED AREA.  IN ADDITION, THE OPERATING PRESSURE OF THE AFFECTED   |
| EQUIPMENT WAS REDUCED TO BELOW ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE WHICH PLACED THE         |
| EQUIPMENT IN A MODE IN WHICH THE SAFETY SYSTEM WAS NOT REQUIRED TO BE        |
| AVAILABLE AND OPERABLE.  THE PSS WAS SUBSEQUENTLY NOTIFIED (AT 0130 ON       |
| 4/12/99) THAT THE EQUIPMENT HAD ACTUALLY FAILED DURING THE TEST AT           |
| APPROXIMATELY 2145.  COMPENSATORY ACTIONS WERE NOT IMPLEMENTED IN A TIMELY   |
| MANNER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE TSR.  THE TSR-REQUIRED ACTIONS WERE |
| REQUIRED TO BE IMPLEMENTED WITHIN 1 HOUR AND WERE IMPLEMENTED APPROXIMATELY  |
| 80 MINUTES LATE.                                                             |
|                                                                              |
| THIS EVENT IS BEING SUBMITTED LATE DUE TO A MISINTERPRETATION OF THE EVENT   |
| REPORTING CRITERIA.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| THE RESIDENT INSPECTOR HAS BEEN NOTIFIED.                                    |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35590       |
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| FACILITY: GINNA                    REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/13/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:58[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-2-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        04/13/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        15:25[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GOMEZ                        |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/13/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |DAN HOLODY           R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     ESF ACTUATION          |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          N       0        Cold Shutdown    |0        Cold Shutdown    |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| PLANT HAD AUTO START AND LOADING OF THE EMERGENCY DIESEL "B".                |
|                                                                              |
| THE PLANT IS IN MODE 5 FOR A REFUELING OUTAGE AND PERSONNEL WERE PERFORMING  |
| A SAFETY INJECTION FUNCTIONAL TEST.  THIS TEST REQUIRES THE EMERGENCY DIESEL |
| "B" TO BE PLACED IN LOCKOUT WHILE DEENERGIZING THE SAFEGUARDS BUSES.  UPON   |
| COMPLETION OF THIS PORTION OF THE TEST, BUS RESTORATION WAS INITIATED.  THE  |
| RESTORATION STEPS REQUIRE CLOSURE OF BUS 17 (SCREENHOUSE SAFEGUARDS BUS)     |
| NORMAL FEEDER BREAKER, BUT IT WOULD NOT CLOSE.  RESTORATION CONTINUED WHILE  |
| TROUBLESHOOTING THE BUS 17 NORMAL FEEDER BREAKER PROBLEM.  WHEN THE STEPS    |
| FOR DIESEL GENERATOR "B" WERE PERFORMED, THE DIESEL WAS RESET.  UPON RESET,  |
| THE DIESEL GENERATOR "B" SAW THE UNDERVOLTAGE ON BUS 17, AUTO STARTED AND    |
| LOADED BUS 17 AS DESIGNED.  THE DIESEL GENERATOR "B" WAS SECURED AT 1631 AND |
| BUS 17 HAS BEEN REENERGIZED FROM NORMAL POWER SUPPLY.   INITIAL              |
| INVESTIGATION SHOWED CAUSE OF THE FAILURE OF THE FEEDER BREAKER TO CLOSE WAS |
| DUE TO A BLOWN UNDERVOLTAGE FUSE.                                            |
|                                                                              |
| THE RESIDENT INSPECTOR WAS NOTIFIED.                                         |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35591       |
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| FACILITY: COOPER                   REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/14/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NE |NOTIFICATION TIME: 04:32[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4                             |EVENT DATE:        04/14/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        01:28[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  FRED SCHIZAS                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  04/14/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DICK JOLLIFFE                +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |LINDA SMITH          R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
|NLCO                     TECH SPEC LCO A/S      |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| - RCIC SYSTEM DECLARED INOPERABLE DUE TO FAILED SYSTEM COOLING VALVE DURING  |
| A TEST -                                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| AT 0128 CDT ON 04/14/99, THE LICENSEE DECLARED THE REACTOR CORE ISOLATION    |
| COOLING (RCIC) SYSTEM INOPERABLE DUE TO THE FAILURE OF THE RCIC SYSTEM       |
| COOLING VALVE, #RCIC-MO-132.  WHEN THE VALVE CONTROL SWITCH WAS PLACED IN    |
| THE CLOSE POSITION IN ORDER TO RECORD THE VALVE STROKE TIME DURING THE RCIC  |
| POWER OPERATED VALVE OPERABILITY SURVEILLANCE TEST, THE VALVE MOVED TO THE   |
| INTERMEDIATE POSITION AND STOPPED.  STATION OPERATORS VERIFIED THAT THE      |
| VALVE WAS NOT CLOSED AND ISOLATED THE RCIC SYSTEM STEAM SUPPLY AND SUCTION   |
| AND DISCHARGE PATHS IN ORDER TO PREVENT SYSTEM INITIATION, EVIDENCE          |
| PRESERVATION, AND EXCESSIVE CYCLING OF THE BAROMETRIC CONDENSER PUMP.        |
| STATION OPERATORS ALSO VERIFIED THAT THE HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION     |
| SYSTEM WAS OPERABLE.                                                         |
|                                                                              |
| TECH SPEC LCO A/S 3.5.3.A REQUIRES THE LICENSE TO RESTORE THE RCIC SYSTEM TO |
| OPERABLE STATUS WITHIN 14 DAYS OR SHUT THE PLANT DOWN.                       |
|                                                                              |
| STATION OPERATORS ARE INVESTIGATING THE CAUSE OF THE VALVE FAILURE AND PLAN  |
| TO REPAIR THE VALVE.                                                         |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE INFORMED THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR.                            |
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