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Event Notification Report for June 3, 1999

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           06/02/1999 - 06/03/1999

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

35785  35786  35787  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35785       |
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| FACILITY: SAINT LUCIE              REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/02/1999|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 01:09[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        06/01/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        20:55[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JACK BREEN                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/02/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DICK JOLLIFFE                +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |KENNETH BARR         R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ASHU 50.72(b)(1)(i)(A)   PLANT S/D REQD BY TS   |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |50       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| - TS REQUIRED PLANT SHUTDOWN DUE TO DROPPED CONTROL ROD FOR UNKNOWN REASONS  |
| -                                                                            |
|                                                                              |
| AT 2055 ON 06/01/99, WITH UNIT 2 AT 100% POWER, CONTROL ELEMENT ASSEMBLY     |
| (CONTROL ROD) #40 OF SHUTDOWN GROUP 'B' DROPPED INTO THE REACTOR CORE FOR    |
| UNKNOWN REASONS.  NO MAINTENANCE OR TESTING ACTIVITIES WERE BEING CONDUCTED  |
| AT THE TIME.                                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE DECLARED THE CONTROL ROD INOPERABLE AND REDUCED POWER TO        |
| INVESTIGATE THE CAUSE OF THE DROPPED CONTROL ROD.  TECH SPEC 3.1.3.1         |
| REQUIRES THE LICENSEE TO  RESTORE THE CONTROL ROD TO OPERABLE STATUS WITHIN  |
| 6 HOURS OR PLACE UNIT 2 IN HOT SHUTDOWN MODE.                                |
|                                                                              |
| THIS EVENT HAS NO EFFECT ON UNIT 1 WHICH IS AT 100% POWER.                   |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE INFORMED THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR.                            |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE AT 0210 ON 06/02/99 BY JOE MARTIN TO JOLLIFFE * * *             |
|                                                                              |
| AT 0210 ON 06/02/99, I & C TECHNICIANS REPLACED A FAILED HALL EFFECT         |
| TRANSDUCER (CURRENT SENSOR) WHICH CAUSED CONTROL ELEMENT ASSEMBLY #40 TO     |
| TRIP OPEN AND DROP INTO THE REACTOR CORE.  PLANT OPERATORS WITHDREW THE      |
| CONTROL ROD, DECLARED IT OPERABLE, AND EXITED TECH SPEC 3.1.3.1.             |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE PLANS TO INFORM THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR.                     |
|                                                                              |
| THE NRC OPERATIONS OFFICER NOTIFIED THE R2DO KEN BARR.                       |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35786       |
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| FACILITY: FARLEY                   REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/02/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  AL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:49[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        06/02/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        11:15[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM HUNTER                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/02/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |KENNETH BARR         R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AARC 50.72(b)(1)(v)      OTHER ASMT/COMM INOP   |                             |
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| REMOTE TONE ALERT RADIO SYSTEM ACTIVATION FUNCTIONAL TEST FAILURE            |
|                                                                              |
| Primary and backup systems failed during the weekly functional test.  The    |
| licensee was able to activate the tone alert system locally at the 18 minute |
| point from the start of the test.   However,  they are required to be able   |
| to activate the system within 15 minutes.                                    |
|                                                                              |
| Personnel have been designated to activate the system locally if necessary.  |
| Repairs to the remote activation equipment are in progress.                  |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.                            |
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| * * * UPDATE AT 1400 ON 6/2/99 BY HUNTER, TAKEN BY WEAVER * * *              |
|                                                                              |
| THE TONE ALERT SYSTEM WAS RETURNED TO SERVICE AT 1359.                       |
|                                                                              |
| HOO NOTIFIED RDO (BARR).                                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35787       |
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| FACILITY: MONTICELLO               REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/02/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MN |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:44[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3                             |EVENT DATE:        06/02/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        11:19[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DANE HASBROUCK               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/02/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |DAVID HILLS          R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
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|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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| HPCI INOPERABLE                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| Upon opening MO-2036 during the performance of a HPCI surveillance, a HPCI   |
| turbine inlet high drain pot level alarm was received.  HPCI was declared    |
| inoperable.  The alarm cleared 17 minutes after initiation.  HPCI is         |
| available if called upon.                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| An operability test will be run prior to declaring HPCI operable.  The       |
| licensee will notify the NRC resident inspector.                             |
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