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Event Notification Report for July 16, 1999

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           07/15/1999 - 07/16/1999

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

35921  35922  

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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   35921       |
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| REP ORG:  MIDWEST MEDICAL GROUP                |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/15/1999|
|LICENSEE:  MIDWEST MEDICAL GROUP                |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:00[EDT]|
|    CITY:  ELKHART                  REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        06/17/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  IN |EVENT TIME:             [CST]|
|LICENSE#:  13-26679-01           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/15/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |RONALD GARDNER       R3      |
|                                                |DON COOL             NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BARBARA IANELLO              |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAAA 20.1906(d)           SURFACE CONT/ EXT RAD |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| THE LICENSEE RECEIVED A SHIPMENT WHOSE EXTERIOR NON-FIXED CONTAMINATION      |
| LEVELS EXCEEDED THE ALLOWABLE LIMITS.                                        |
|                                                                              |
| ON 6/17/99 THE MIDWEST MEDICAL GROUP LOCATED AT 500 ARCADE BLVD IN ELKHART,  |
| INDIANA, RECEIVED A SHIPMENT FROM SPECTRUM PHARMACY CONTAINING TECHNETIUM    |
| 99.  A SWIPE OF THE EXTERIOR READ 37,551 DPM WHICH EXCEEDS THE ALLOWABLE     |
| CONTAMINATION LIMITS OF 10CFR20.1906 FOR A GAMMA EMITTER.  THE PACKAGE WAS   |
| ISOLATED AND ALLOWED TO DECAY.  THE SHIPPER WAS NOTIFIED BY THE LICENSEE.    |
| THE LICENSEE IS MAKING THIS REPORT FOLLOWING AN ONSITE INSPECTION BY REGION  |
| III (BOB GATTONE).                                                           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   35922       |
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| FACILITY: MCGUIRE                  REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/15/1999|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:45[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        07/15/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        14:44[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  KATHLEEN BRESLIN             |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/15/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |ANN BOLAND           R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     RPS ACTUATION          |                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     ESF ACTUATION          |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
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|                                                   |                          |
|2     A/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Standby      |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| UNIT 2 EXPERIENCED AN AUTOMATIC REACTOR TRIP FROM 100% POWER DURING RPS      |
| TESTING.                                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| THE McGUIRE UNIT 2 REACTOR TRIPPED FROM 100% POWER.  THE TRIP INVOLVED AN    |
| AUTOMATIC ACTUATION OF THE REACTOR PROTECTION SYSTEM (RPS).  INVESTIGATION   |
| OF THE CAUSE OF THE REACTOR TRIP IS IN PROGRESS AND IS BELIEVED TO BE FROM   |
| 'A' TRAIN SOLID STATE PROTECTION SYSTEM (SSPS) TESTING.  THE '2A' AUXILIARY  |
| FEEDWATER  PUMP DID NOT START AUTOMATICALLY AND WAS MANUALLY STARTED.        |
|                                                                              |
| UNIT 2 IS CURRENTLY STABLE IN MODE 3.  NO PRIMARY OR SECONDARY POWER         |
| OPERATED RELIEF VALVES OR SAFETY VALVES LIFTED DURING THE TRANSIENT.  ALL    |
| CONTROL RODS FULLY INSERTED.  THE MAIN FEEDWATER SYSTEM HAS BEEN RESTORED    |
| WITH DECAY HEAT BEING REJECTED TO THE MAIN CONDENSER.  THE EMERGENCY DIESEL  |
| GENERATORS ARE AVAILABLE, IF NEEDED.  THE LICENSEE INFORMED THE NRC RESIDENT |
| INSPECTOR.                                                                   |
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