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Event Notification Report for December 8, 1999

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           12/07/1999 - 12/08/1999

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

36410  36492  36493  36494  

!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36410       |
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| FACILITY: MONTICELLO               REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/07/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MN |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:19[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3                             |EVENT DATE:        11/07/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:48[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM McKAY                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  12/07/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JAMES CREED          R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AINA 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(A) POT UNABLE TO SAFE SD  |                             |
|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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| HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION (HPCI) SYSTEM DECLARED INOPERABLE DUE TO     |
| FAILURE OF THE ASSOCIATED ROOM COOLER                                        |
|                                                                              |
| "DURING NORMAL OPERATIONS, HPCI HAS BEEN DECLARED INOPERABLE IN ACCORDANCE   |
| WITH TECH SPEC SECTION 3.5.A.3.g.  HPCI IS INOPERABLE DUE TO THE FAILURE OF  |
| SUPPORT AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT, i.e., THE VENTILATION COOLING COIL HAS A MAJOR  |
| LEAK REQUIRING ISOLATION OF THE VENTILATION UNIT.  HPCI IS IN A 14-DAY       |
| LCO."                                                                        |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE PLANS TO INFORM  STATE/LOCAL AGENCIES AS A COURTESY AND THE NRC |
| RESIDENT INSPECTOR.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| * * * RETRACTED AT 1050 EST ON 12/7/99 FROM McKAY TO STEVE SANDIN * * *      |
|                                                                              |
| "This notification retracts a notification made 11/7/99 due to HPCI being    |
| declared inoperable for failure of required auxiliary support equipment.     |
| V-AC-8B is one of two room coolers in the HPCI room.  V-AC-8B, considered    |
| required auxiliary support equipment, was isolated due to a coil leak.       |
|                                                                              |
| "Further analysis shows that [the] HPCI building room would remain under     |
| it's design temperature and operable with no room coolers operable.          |
| Investigation following the event determined that the leaking water did not  |
| have any effect on HPCI instruments or operability.  The leak was repaired,  |
| and the system [was] returned to normal standby condition."                  |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee intends to notify the NRC Resident Inspector.  The Headquarters |
| Operations Officer notified the R3DO (Patrick Hiland).                       |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36492       |
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| FACILITY: BRUNSWICK                REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 12/07/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:15[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        12/06/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        15:15[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  REINSBURROW                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  12/07/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |AL BELISLE           R2      |
|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          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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| FITNESS-FOR-DUTY REPORT                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| A contract supervisor has tested positive for illegal drug use during a      |
| random fitness-for-duty test.  The employee's access into the plant          |
| protected area has been suspended.  Refer to the HOO Log for additional      |
| details.                                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36493       |
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| FACILITY: TURKEY POINT             REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 12/07/1999|
|    UNIT:  [3] [] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:24[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] W-3-LP,[4] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        12/07/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:20[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ROSS FREW                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  12/07/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  LEIGH TROCINE                +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |EDWARD MCALPINE      R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(vi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION REGARDING THE DISCOVERY OF A DEAD FLORIDA CROCODILE (AN |
| ENDANGERED SPECIES) IN THE SITE'S COOLING CANAL SYSTEM                       |
|                                                                              |
| At 1320 on 12/07/99, the Land Utilization Group notified the control room of |
| the discovery of a dead crocodile in the site's cooling canal system.  It is |
| currently believed that the dead crocodile lost a fight with a larger        |
| crocodile.                                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.  In accordance with an     |
| Environmental Permit, the licensee also plans to notify the Florida Game and |
| Freshwater Fish Commission.                                                  |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36494       |
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| FACILITY: MONTICELLO               REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 12/07/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MN |NOTIFICATION TIME: 20:21[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3                             |EVENT DATE:        12/07/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        17:55[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM McKAY                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  12/07/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  LEIGH TROCINE                +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |PATRICK HILAND       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       92       Power Operation  |92       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| INOPERABILITY OF HPCI DUE TO A LOOSE PIPE SUPPORT                            |
|                                                                              |
| The following text is a portion of a facsimile received from the licensee:   |
|                                                                              |
| "During normal plant operation the High Pressure Core Injection (HPCI)       |
| system was declared inoperable [in accordance with] Technical Specification  |
| section 3.5.A.3.g.  HPCI is inoperable due to an inoperable pipe support on  |
| the steam supply to the HPCI drive turbine.  The support was observed to be  |
| loose, and the anchor bolts on the base of the support are pulled out of the |
| wall approximately 3/8".  HPCI is in a 14-day [limiting condition for        |
| operation]."                                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.                            |
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