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Event Notification Report for November 18, 1999

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           11/17/1999 - 11/18/1999

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

36330  36445  36446  

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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   36330       |
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| REP ORG:  US AIR FORCE                         |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/22/1999|
|LICENSEE:  US AIR FORCE                         |NOTIFICATION TIME: 07:39[EDT]|
|    CITY:  MACON                    REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        10/21/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  GA |EVENT TIME:        16:53[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  42-32539-01AF         AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/17/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |KERRY LANDIS         R2      |
|                                                |LINDA SMITH          R4      |
+------------------------------------------------+CHARLEY HAUGHNEY     NMSS    |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MAJ. WROBEL                  |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
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| THE AIR FORCE REPORTED THAT A LANTERN POD WAS LOST IN SHIPMENT               |
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| A LANTERN POD (INFRARED IMAGING POD) CONTAINING TWO 4 MICROCURIES OF         |
| AMERICIUM-241 SOURCES WAS LOST IN A SHIPMENT FROM KIRKLAND AFB, NEW MEXICO   |
| TO ROBINS AFB, GEORGIA.  THE DEVICE WAS AN AMERSHAM MODEL AMM.7.  FEDEX WAS  |
| THE CARRIER FOR THIS SHIPMENT AND THE AIRBILL NUMBER IS 5654077161.  THE     |
| SHIPMENT WAS DETERMINED TO BE LOST AT THE FEDEX  DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN      |
| MACON, GA.  THE DEVICE IS STILL BEING TRACKED BY FEDEX.                      |
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| * * *UPDATE AT 1120 ON 11/17/99 BY WROBEL, TAKEN BY WEAVER * * *             |
| The lantern pod was received at Robins AFB, but had not been properly logged |
| in, hence the lost shipment report.  The Ops Center notified the R2DO        |
| (MCALPINE); R4DO(JONES); NMSS(PICCONE).                                      |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36445       |
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| FACILITY: MONTICELLO               REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/17/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MN |NOTIFICATION TIME: 06:59[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3                             |EVENT DATE:        11/17/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        04:25[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ELLIS PFEFFER                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/17/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |THOMAS KOZAK         R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
|NLCO                     TECH SPEC LCO A/S      |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
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|1     N          Y       98       Power Operation  |98       Power Operation  |
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| REACTOR CORE ISOLATION COOLING (RCIC) FLOW INDICATOR FAILED LOW              |
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| The RCIC system was declared inoperable due to a flow indicator failing      |
| downscale (below zero).  The indication was noted while the system was in    |
| standby.  The plant is in a 14 day LCO.  Troubleshooting efforts are in      |
| progress.  The licensee notified the NRC resident.                           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36446       |
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| FACILITY: GRAND GULF               REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/18/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MS |NOTIFICATION TIME: 06:20[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-6                             |EVENT DATE:        11/18/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        03:05[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CHRIS MILLER                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  11/18/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  +-----------------------------+
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |BILL JONES           R4      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|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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|1     N          N       0        Refueling        |0        Refueling        |
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| ESF ACTUATION - INADVERTENT LEVEL ONE ACTUATION WHILE SHUTDOWN               |
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| While venting and filling the control rod drive system, an invalid level 1   |
| signal was generated due to an isolation valve leaking past its seat and     |
| spiking the transmitters.  Because the plant is in a refueling outage, the   |
| majority of Division 1 equipment was removed from service, the Division 1    |
| drywell purge compressor did actuate from the invalid signal.   Additionally |
| the load shedding and sequencing for Division 1 actuated.  The RHR 'A'       |
| shutdown cooling pump and service water pump were shed and reloaded.  The    |
| signal also caused the opening of the RHR 'A' injection valve and  started   |
| the Division 1 diesel generator.   Shutdown cooling flow was never entirely  |
| lost as the RHR pump re-started after 5 seconds.                             |
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| All components and actuations have been reset to their pre-existing          |
| configurations.                                                              |
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| The licensee will notify the NRC resident inspector.                         |
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