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Event Notification Report for December 23, 1999

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           12/22/1999 - 12/23/1999

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

36473  36533  36534  

!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36473       |
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| FACILITY: POINT BEACH              REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 11/29/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  WI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:43[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-2-LP,[2] W-2-LP                |EVENT DATE:        11/29/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:             [CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GOSPAREK                     |LAST UPDATE DATE:  12/22/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |GEOFFREY WRIGHT      R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|DDDD 73.71               UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH  |                             |
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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  |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| SECURITY EVENT                                                               |
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| Unescorted access granted inappropriately. Contact the NRC Operations Center |
| for additional details. The NRC resident inspector has been informed by the  |
| licensee.                                                                    |
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| ********** UPDATE AT 1122 EST ON 12/22/99 FROM BRIAN KOPETSKY TO LEIGH       |
| TROCINE **********                                                           |
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| The licensee is retracting this event notification.  After further review of |
| this event, Regulatory Guide 562, and Generic Letter 91-03, the licensee     |
| determined that this event was loggable and not reportable because there was |
| no safety significance to the event and because the licensee compensated for |
| the event.                                                                   |
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| The licensee notified the NRC Region 3 office (Terry Madeda) and plans to    |
| notify the NRC resident inspector.  The NRC operations officer notified the  |
| R3DO (Ring).                                                                 |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36533       |
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| FACILITY: DRESDEN                  REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 12/22/1999|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:10[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-1,[2] GE-3,[3] GE-3           |EVENT DATE:        12/22/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:56[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  SCOTT BRILEY                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  12/22/1999|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |MARK RING            R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AINB 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(B) POT RHR INOP           |                             |
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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  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| SHUTDOWN COOLING INOPERABLE WHILE IN MODE ONE                                |
|                                                                              |
| The logic for the Shutdown Cooling System would have prevented placing       |
| Shutdown Cooling in service.  Although Shutdown Cooling is not currently     |
| required in mode 1, the logic is required.  A component had high resistance  |
| which generated a signal like an actual high temperature condition.  This    |
| condition would have prevented placing Shutdown Cooling in service.   The    |
| high resistance is believed to have been caused by dirty contacts.           |
|                                                                              |
| The problem has been corrected, and the components are being retested.       |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.                            |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   36534       |
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| REP ORG:  TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH           |NOTIFICATION DATE: 12/22/1999|
|LICENSEE:  REED ENGINEERING GROUP, INC.         |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:00[EST]|
|    CITY:  DALLAS                   REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        12/15/1999|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  TX |EVENT TIME:        23:00[CST]|
|LICENSE#:                        AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  12/22/1999|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |WILLIAM JOHNSON      R4      |
|                                                |SUSAN SHANKMAN       NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JAMES OGDEN                  |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STOLEN MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE                       |
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| A Troxler nuclear gauge (Model 3430, Serial No. 26619) with the following    |
| sources: Cs-137, S/N: 75-8687, nominal activity 8 millicuries, and           |
| Am-241:Be, S/N: 47-23085, nominal activity 40 millicuries, was stolen from   |
| the Dallas, Texas, area during the hours of darkness December 15-16, 1999.   |
| A police report has been filed.  The gauge was stolen from the back of a     |
| Licensee's pickup truck by cutting the security chain. The gauge has not     |
| been recovered.                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| A verbal report has also been filed with the NRC Regional Office. Delay in   |
| notification has been due to delays within this headquarters. Surrounding    |
| states and Mexico have also been notified of this theft.                     |
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