Event Notification Report for October 21, 1999

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           10/20/1999 - 10/21/1999

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

36313  36314  36315  36316  36317  36318  36319  36320  36321  36322  36323  36324 


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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36313       |
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| FACILITY: NINE MILE POINT          REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 06:17[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-2,[2] GE-5                    |EVENT DATE:        10/20/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        05:24[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HICKS                        |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |WILLIAM COOK         R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ASHU 50.72(b)(1)(i)(A)   PLANT S/D REQD BY TS   |                             |
|NLCO                     TECH SPEC LCO A/S      |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       47       Power Operation  |46       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| PLANT COMMENCED REACTOR SHUTDOWN DUE TO TWO TRAINS OF HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT  |
| INJECTION (HPCI) BEING INOPERABLE.                                           |
|                                                                              |
| On 10/20/1999, at 0524, Nine Mile Point Unit 1 has commenced a normal        |
| orderly RX shutdown due to two trains of High Pressure Coolant Injection     |
| (HPCI) becoming inoperable. During a RX start-up, the plant had an imbalance |
| between feedwater flow through #11 HPCI train and #12 HPCI train. The #13    |
| FWBP recirculation valve was discovered to be open. This led to securing #13 |
| FWBP and declaring it inoperable (2100). This placed the plant in a 15-day   |
| Technical Specification shutdown LCO (Limit Condition for Operation).        |
|                                                                              |
| At 0430, after placing the turbine driven shaft pump on-line, #11 FWP (#11   |
| HPCI train) was secured, #11 FWP (Feedwater Pump) auxiliary oil pump cycled  |
| on and off continuously.  By design aux. oil pump should remain on for six   |
| minutes on a FWP shutdown.  The #11 FWP was then declared inoperable. This   |
| place the plant in a T.S. 3.1.8, when in the power operation condition and   |
| RX pressure greater than 110 psig, and both trains of HPCI inoperable. We    |
| must conduct a normal orderly RX shutdown within one hour and be within 110  |
| psig RX pressure and saturation temperature within 24 hours.                 |
|                                                                              |
| Engineering is evaluating system flow characteristic. Maintenance department |
| is investigating the pressure switch on #11 FWP auxiliary oil pump.          |
|                                                                              |
| They expect to exit this LCO soon.                                           |
|                                                                              |
| The Resident Inspector will be notified                                      |
|                                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| *** UPDATE ON 10/20/99 @ 1149 BY PARISH TO GOULD ***                         |
|                                                                              |
| THE PLANT HAS EXITED THE TS LCO AT 1103. THIS IS BASED ON TESTING THE #13    |
| FWBP AND DETERMINING THAT IT FUNCTIONED AS DESIGNED.                         |
|                                                                              |
| THE RESIDENT INSPECTOR WILL BE NOTIFIED.                                     |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   36314       |
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| REP ORG:  MISSISSIPPI DIV OF RAD HEALTH        |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|LICENSEE:  PRITCHARD ENGINEERING INC            |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:40[EDT]|
|    CITY:  STARKVILLE               REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        10/19/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  MS |EVENT TIME:        17:45[CDT]|
|LICENSE#:  MS-865-01             AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |KERRY LANDIS         R2      |
|                                                |SCOTT MOORE     EO   NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  NELSON                       |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| THE MISSISSIPPI DIVISION OF RADIOLOGICAL HEALTH REPORTED A LOST MOISTURE     |
| DENSITY GAUGE.                                                               |
|                                                                              |
| PRITCHARD ENGINEERING INC. LOST A MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE WHEN IT FELL OUT OF |
| THE BACK OF A TRUCK IN STARKVILLE, MS.  THE GAUGE IS A CAMPBELL-PACIFIC      |
| MODEL 131 SERIAL # MD80804480 CONTAINING 10 MILLICURIES OF CESIUM-137 AND 50 |
| MILLICURIES OF AMERICIUM-241/BERYLLIUM.  THE DEVICE SHOULD BE LOCKED IN AN   |
| ORANGE CONTAINER AND ALSO LOCKED AT THE GAUGE HANDLE.  THE LOCAL SHERIFF AND |
| MISSISSIPPI HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED.  THEY ARE CURRENTLY        |
| LOOKING FOR THE DEVICE.                                                      |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   36315       |
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| REP ORG:  3M COMPANY                           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|LICENSEE:  3M COMPANY                           |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:20[EDT]|
|    CITY:  ST PAUL                  REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        07/15/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  MN |EVENT TIME:             [CDT]|
|LICENSE#:  22-00057-34G          AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |GEOFFREY WRIGHT      R3      |
|                                                |SCOTT MOORE    EO    NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ENTWISTLE                    |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB2 20.2201(a)(1)(ii)   LOST/STOLEN LNM>10X    |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| THE 3M COMPANY REPORTED THEY HAD LOST A STATIC ELIMINATOR.                   |
|                                                                              |
| A 3M MODEL 703 STATIC ELIMINATOR WAS REPORTED MISSING FROM A CABINET IN      |
| BUILDING 270 AT THE 3M CENTER IN ST PAUL, MN.  IT WAS LAST SEEN 07/99 AND A  |
| THOROUGH SEARCH HAS NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL.  THE ORIGINAL ACTIVITY OF THE       |
| ELIMINATOR WAS 200 MILLICURIES OF TRITIUM.  NOW ITS TOTAL ACTIVITY IS 90     |
| MILLICURIES OF TRITIUM.  THE SERIAL NUMBER OF THE HAND HELD GUN SHAPED       |
| DEVICE IS 7031793.                                                           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36316       |
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| FACILITY: THREE MILE ISLAND        REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:10[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] B&W-L-LP,[2] B&W-L-LP            |EVENT DATE:        10/20/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        11:40[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JOHN SCHORK                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |WILLIAM COOK         R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AOUT 50.72(b)(1)(ii)(B)  OUTSIDE DESIGN BASIS   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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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| MOTOR FOR "B" MSIV DISCOVERED TO BE INOPERABLE                               |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee discovered that the motor used for remote closure of main steam |
| isolation valve (MSIV) MS-V-1B is inoperable (electrical ground). As a       |
| result, MS-V-1B is not capable of being closed remotely from the control     |
| room, nor is it capable of being closed within 120 seconds. Technical        |
| Specification 4.8.2 requires that the MSIVs be tested and verified to close  |
| in less than 120 seconds. In addition, Updated Final Safety Analysis Report  |
| (UFSAR) Section 10.3.1.2 states the following regarding the MSIVs: "These    |
| tight closing isolation valves are remotely operated from the Control Room   |
| to close in less than two minutes."                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee has entered this condition into their corrective action         |
| program. Until the motor can be repaired, the licensee has prestaged         |
| equipment to facilitate manual closure of the valve and provided specific    |
| instructions to operators and maintenance technicians. A safety evaluation   |
| is being prepared by the licensee regarding this condition.                  |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector has been informed of this event by the licensee.  |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   36317       |
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| REP ORG:  SYNCOR INTERNATIONAL CORP            |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|LICENSEE:  SYNCOR INTERNATIONAL CORP            |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:20[EDT]|
|    CITY:  NEWBURGH                 REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        10/19/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  NY |EVENT TIME:             [EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  04-26507-01MD         AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |WILLIAM COOK         R1      |
|                                                |LINDA SMITH          R4      |
+------------------------------------------------+JOHN HICKEY          NMSS    |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  KORY KODIMER                 |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| LOSS OF CONTROL OF MATERIAL FOR APPROXIMATELY 15 MINUTES                     |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee reported that, sometime in mid-July, a package containing a     |
| Tc-99m generator fell out of a delivery truck and was not controlled for     |
| approximately 15 minutes. The package was being shipped from Stamford, CT to |
| the Syncor facility in Newburgh, NY. The package was intact when found. The  |
| corporate RSO stated that he had been notified of the event on 10/19/1999.   |
| The licensee has discussed this event with NRC Region IV (Cruz).             |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36318       |
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| FACILITY: VOGTLE                   REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  GA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:54[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        09/22/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        10:50[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  C. F. MEYER                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |KERRY LANDIS         R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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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| CONTROL ROOM EMERGENCY FILTRATION SYSTEM INOPERABLE DUE TO OPEN DOORS        |
|                                                                              |
| "On September 22, 1999 at about 1050, personnel were painting the double     |
| doors that adjoins the east side of the control room. Both the inner and     |
| outer doors were opened to facilitate the painting of the edges of the       |
| doors. The Shift Superintendent noticed that both doors were open and        |
| confirmed that only one door should be opened at a time. The doors were      |
| attended by personnel who had been directed to open only one door at a time  |
| and to close the doors when directed. Control room operators were aware of   |
| the need to notify the door attendants to close the doors in the event of a  |
| Control Room Isolation. Shortly thereafter the doors were closed.            |
|                                                                              |
| "Both Control Room Emergency Filtration (CREFS) trains for both units were   |
| affected by the open doors for a period of approximately 9 minutes.          |
|                                                                              |
| "On October 20, 1999 at 1025 EDT, after further review of the event, it was  |
| determined that this represents a condition that alone could have prevented  |
| the fulfillment of the safety function of a system needed to mitigate the    |
| consequences of an accident since opening the doors affects the ability of   |
| the CREFS units to create a positive pressure.                               |
|                                                                              |
| "Additional review of this event is continuing."                             |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector has been informed of this event by the licensee.  |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   36319       |
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| REP ORG:  MORRISON KNUDSEN CORPORATION         |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|LICENSEE:  MSE-HKM ENGINEERING                  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:33[EDT]|
|    CITY:  CODY                     REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        10/20/1999|
|  COUNTY:  PARK                      STATE:  WY |EVENT TIME:        12:00[MDT]|
|LICENSE#:  25-17492-01           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |LINDA SMITH          R4      |
|                                                |LINDA HOWELL         R4      |
+------------------------------------------------+JOHN HICKEY          NMSS    |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MARK ROSENBAUM               |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NDAM                     DAMAGED GAUGE/DEVICE   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| TROXLER MOISTURE/DENSITY GAUGE DAMAGED AT CONSTRUCTION SITE                  |
|                                                                              |
| A Troxler Series 3400 moisture/density gauge was destroyed when it was run   |
| over by a tractor-trailer rig. The gauge was being used to test asphalt at a |
| road construction site on US 14/16 (State highway 20), approximately 28      |
| miles west of Cody, WY.  The gauge was being used on the westbound lane,     |
| when the truck swerved out of the eastbound lane and onto the freshly poured |
| asphalt, striking the gauge. The gauge has been broken into several pieces.  |
| The truck then proceeded eight miles further before turning around and       |
| returning to the construction site. The truck then proceeded three miles     |
| east from the construction site, where it was stopped. Access to the area    |
| surrounding the gauge is being controlled.                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The representative of Morrison Knudsen (MK) initially contacted NRC Region   |
| IV regarding this event. MK is the primary contractor for the construction   |
| work. MSE-HKM Engineering (the licensee) is a subcontractor to MK. The MK    |
| representative has also contacted the Park County, WY Emergency Management   |
| Agency. The Wyoming State Highway Patrol is preparing to respond to the site |
| with radiation survey equipment. NRC Region IV will contact the State of     |
| Wyoming regarding this event.                                                |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   36320       |
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| REP ORG:  WA DIVISION OF RADIATION PROTECTION  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|LICENSEE:  GEOENGINEERS, INC.                   |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:05[EDT]|
|    CITY:  OLYMPIA                  REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        10/19/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  WA |EVENT TIME:        10:00[PDT]|
|LICENSE#:  WN-I0204-1            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |LINDA SMITH          R4      |
|                                                |JOSIE PICCONE        NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TERRY FRAZEE (via email)     |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - TROXLER MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE DAMAGED AT           |
| CONSTRUCTION SITE                                                            |
|                                                                              |
| The following report was submitted by the State of Washington via email:     |
|                                                                              |
| Licensee: GeoEngineers, Inc.                                                 |
| City and state:  Redmond, WA                                                 |
| License number: WN-I0204-1                                                   |
| Type of license: Portable Gauge                                              |
|                                                                              |
| Date of Event: October 19, 1999                                              |
| Location of Event: Olympia, WA                                               |
|                                                                              |
| ABSTRACT (where, when, how, why; cause, contributing factors, corrective     |
| actions, consequences, DOH on-site investigation; media attention):  At      |
| approximately 10 AM a Troxler model 3430 portable gauge containing 8         |
| millicuries of Cs-137 and 44 millicuries of Am-241 was hit and damaged by a  |
| forklift at a construction site in Olympia.  The incident occurred while the |
| gauge operator was performing soil tests in the area.  After completing one  |
| test, the gauge operator moved the gauge over to the side of the road (the   |
| source was in the shielded position) and walked about 20 feet away with his  |
| back to the gauge.  He noticed the forklift entering the area but assumed    |
| the driver was going to continue down the road past the gauge.  Instead the  |
| driver turned around.  The operator saw the forklift backing up toward the   |
| gauge and shouted but the driver didn't hear him.  Immediately after the     |
| accident, the gauge operator checked that the probe was in the shielded      |
| position, cordoned off the area, and called the licensee's RSO.              |
|                                                                              |
| The state radiation control program was notified by the RSO and the state    |
| responded to the scene.  The state verified that both sources were intact    |
| inside the undamaged end of the broken gauge housing.   Radiation            |
| measurements were made and the gauge was secured in its transport box.  The  |
| gauge operator did not have the lock for the handle.  The survey reading on  |
| the outside of the box was normal.  The gauge in its transport               |
| box was secured in the back of a pickup truck with chains, cables and        |
| padlocks.  It was returned immediately to the Redmond office where the RSO   |
| will arrange to send it to Troxler.                                          |
|                                                                              |
| What is the notification or reporting criteria involved? (WAC? Abnormal      |
| Occurrence?)                                                                 |
| per NRC handbook SA-300                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| Activity and Isotope(s) involved:  8 millicuries Cs-137 and 44 millicuries   |
| Am-241.                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| Lost, Stolen or Damaged? (Mfg., Model, serial number):                       |
| Damage to Troxler model 3430, serial number 19884, with Cs-137 source sn     |
| 75-1078 and Am-241                                                           |
| source sn 47-15372.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| Disposition/recovery: Return to manufacturer                                 |
|                                                                              |
| Release of activity?  NO                                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36321       |
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| FACILITY: BIG ROCK POINT           REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:30[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-1                             |EVENT DATE:        10/20/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:             [EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MIKE VANALST                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |BRUCE JORGENSEN      R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|HFIT 26.73               FITNESS FOR DUTY       |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| FITNESS FOR DUTY REPORT                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| A contract supervisor tested positive for illegal drug use during a random   |
| test. The employee's access to the plant has been revoked, and the           |
| individual's supervisor has been notified. Contact the Operations Center for |
| additional details.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee plans to contact NRC Region III regarding this notification.    |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   36322       |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| REP ORG:  BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE          |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|LICENSEE:  BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:33[EDT]|
|    CITY:  COLUMBUS                 REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        10/01/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  OH |EVENT TIME:             [EDT]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |BRUCE JORGENSEN      R3      |
|                                                |CHARLEY HAUGHNEY     NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CRAIG JENSEN                 |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 |                             |
+------------------------------------------------+                             |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB2 20.2201(a)(1)(ii)   LOST/STOLEN LNM>10X    |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| LOST STATIC ELIMINATOR                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| A static eliminator, attached to a balance scale, cannot be accounted for,   |
| and is presumed to have been discarded. The device is an NRD model 2U-500    |
| static eliminator, with a nominal 500 �Ci Po-210 source (current source      |
| strength <50 �Ci). The device was last inventoried in 4/99. The caller       |
| stated that the scale to which the device had been attached has been         |
| discarded, and that the device could not be located during a 10/1/99         |
| inventory.                                                                   |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   36323       |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| REP ORG:  WA DIVISION OF RADIATION PROTECTION  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|LICENSEE:  ALLIED TECHNOLOGY GROUP              |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:44[EDT]|
|    CITY:  RICHMOND                 REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        10/20/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  WA |EVENT TIME:        12:30[PDT]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |LINDA SMITH          R4      |
|                                                |LINDA HOWELL         R4      |
+------------------------------------------------+CHARLEY HAUGHNEY     NMSS    |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TERRY FRAZEE (via email)     |DOT, EPA, HHS, DOE,  FAX     |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 |FEMA, USDA           FAX     |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - CONTAMINATED SHIPMENT OF SPENT CONDENSATE RESINS    |
|                                                                              |
| The State of Washington submitted the following information via email:       |
|                                                                              |
| At approximately 12:30 pm on October 20, 1999, the department was notified   |
| by ATG, Richland, that a waste shipment had arrived contaminated, with loose |
| radioactive material (condensate resin) on the outside of the packages (4 of |
| 7 poly liners) and on the bed of the open, flatbed trailer.  The shipment    |
| came from ATG's Oakridge, Tennessee facility on October 13 and arrived at    |
| ATG's Richland facility on October 18.  The contamination was discovered     |
| during the offloading on October 19.  Contamination levels as high as 80,000 |
| dpm/100 square centimeters were discovered.  A direct frisk of the resin     |
| revealed 220,000 dpm.  On its route between Tennessee and Washington, the    |
| truck traveled through Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, and     |
| Oregon, via interstate highways.  It was determined through a visual         |
| inspection that only one of the liners had leaked.  A review of the manifest |
| revealed radionuclides common to nuclear power plant condensate resin; e.g., |
| Ag-110m, Co-60, Cs-137, Fe-55, Mn-54, Ni-63, Cu-241, and Zn-65.              |
|                                                                              |
| Gary Robertson, Head                                                         |
| Waste Management Section                                                     |
| Division of Radiation Protection                                             |
| WA Department of Health                                                      |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36324       |
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| FACILITY: PALO VERDE               REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/20/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] [3]               STATE:  AZ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 20:21[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE,[3] CE                 |EVENT DATE:        10/20/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:25[MST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  RUSSELL STROUD               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/20/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |LINDA SMITH          R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |GAIL GOOD            IAT     |
|DDDD 73.71               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH  |JOHN DAVIDSON        IAT     |
|                                                |RICHARD ROSANO       IAT     |
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| Discovery of unsecured safeguards information. Immediate compensatory        |
| measures taken upon discovery. The licensee will inform the NRC resident     |
| inspector. Contact the NRC Operations Center for additional details.         |
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