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Event Notification Report for February 1, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           01/31/2000 - 02/01/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

36640  36642  36643  36644  36645  36646  36647  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36640       |
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| FACILITY: CALVERT CLIFFS           REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/29/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  MD |NOTIFICATION TIME: 00:45[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        01/28/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        22:00[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GETZ                         |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/31/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JOHN ROGGE           R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AINC 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(C) POT UNCNTRL RAD REL    |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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|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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| ECCS VENT SYSTEM FAILED SURVEILLANCE DUE TO PROBLEMS WITH THE CHARCOAL       |
| FILTERS.                                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| UPON THE COMPLETION OF MAINTENANCE PERFORMED ON THE 11 AND 12 ECCS PUMP ROOM |
| VENT FANS, IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE CHARCOAL FILTERS DID NOT SEAT PROPERLY |
| DURING A CHARCOAL TEST (STPM-547-1) RESULTING IN THE TEST CRITERIA NOT BEING |
| MET.  SEVERAL LOOSE NUTS WERE DISCOVERED ON THE CHARCOAL TRAY HOLD-DOWN      |
| FASTENERS.  THE NUTS WERE TIGHTENED, AND THE SURVEILLANCE WAS PERFORMED      |
| SATISFACTORILY.  THE LICENSEE IS INVESTIGATING WHY THE NUTS WERE LOOSE SINCE |
| THE FILTERS WERE NOT INVOLVED IN MAINTENANCE PERFORMED.                      |
|                                                                              |
| THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR WAS NOTIFIED BY THE LICENSEE.                     |
|                                                                              |
| *************** UPDATE AT 0335 ON 01/31/00 FROM LEO GREGORY GETZ TO LEIGH    |
| TROCINE ***************                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee called to change its internal event report number and to        |
| provide the following updated information.  In an effort to check for a      |
| common mode problem, the licensee checked the Unit 2 charcoal filters on     |
| 01/29/00.  They all tested satisfactorily.                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC resident inspector.  The NRC operations        |
| officer notified the R1DO (Rogge).                                           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36642       |
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| FACILITY: KEWAUNEE                 REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/31/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  WI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 10:10[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-2-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        01/31/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        08:15[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  GARY HARRINGTON              |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/31/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  LEIGH TROCINE                +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |TONY VEGEL           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          Y       97       Power Operation  |97       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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| SECURITY EVENT                                                               |
|                                                                              |
| Unescorted access granted improperly to former plant employee. The licensee  |
| notified the NRC resident inspector. Contact the NRC Operations Center for   |
| additional details.                                                          |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   36643       |
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| REP ORG:  DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY               |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/31/2000|
|LICENSEE:  DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY               |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:34[EST]|
|    CITY:  CHERRY POINT             REGION:  2  |EVENT DATE:        01/20/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  NC |EVENT TIME:             [EST]|
|LICENSE#:  45TAC23645TAC         AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/31/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |CAUDLE JULIAN        R2      |
|                                                |JOHN HICKEY          NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+FRANK CONGEL         IRO     |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  HIGGINS                      |                             |
|  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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| U.S. NAVY REPORTED MISSING DROGUE LIGHTS AT THE MARINE CORP AIR STATION IN   |
| CHERRY POINT, N.C.                                                           |
|                                                                              |
| A DROGUE LIGHT (USED DURING NIGHT AIRCRAFT REFUELING) IS A BASKET ASSEMBLY   |
| CONTAINING 6 ISOLITES WHICH CONTAIN 1 CURIE OF TRITIUM EACH FOR A TOTAL OF 6 |
| CURIES.  THERE WAS A SECOND BASKET ASSEMBLY CONTAINING 5 ISOLITES WHICH ALSO |
| CONTAINED 1 CURIE EACH OF TRITIUM AND A 6th ISOLITE WHICH CONTAINED 25       |
| MILLICURIES OF KRYPTON-85.  THEREFORE, THERE IS A TOTAL ACTIVITY OF 11       |
| CURIES OF TRITIUM AND 25 MILLICURIES OF KRYPTON-85 MISSING.  THEY HAVE BEEN  |
| SEARCHING FOR THESE SOURCES SINCE 01/20/00 WITH NO SUCCESS.  ON 01/28/00, IT |
| WAS DETERMINED THAT THIS WAS A REPORTABLE EVENT.  THEY BELIEVE, HOWEVER,     |
| THAT THESE SOURCES WERE NOT STOLEN OR LOST BUT WERE RETURNED TO THE NAVY     |
| SUPPLY SYSTEM AFTER THEY HAD BEEN REMOVED ON 12/14/99. THEY ARE HAVING A     |
| NAVY JAG INVESTIGATION ON THIS INCIDENT.                                     |
|                                                                              |
| CALL THE NRC OPERATIONS OFFICER FOR A LICENSEE CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBER.     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36644       |
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| FACILITY: HADDAM NECK              REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/31/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  CT |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:22[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        01/31/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        11:45[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CAMPBELL                     |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/31/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |TONY DIMITRIADIS     R1      |
|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   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          N       0        Decommissioned   |0        Decommissioned   |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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| NOTIFICATION OF AN OIL SPILL TO THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF       |
| ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER, AND THE U.S. COAST       |
| GUARD.                                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE HAD A MOTOR OIL SPILL OF ~1/2 CUP TO A STORM DRAIN SYSTEM WHICH |
| CONNECTS TO THE CONNECTICUT RIVER.  THE SPILL IS BEING CLEANED UP, AND       |
| OFFSITE NOTIFICATIONS WERE MADE.                                             |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE HAS NO NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR                                   |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36645       |
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| FACILITY: QUAD CITIES              REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/31/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:18[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3,[2] GE-3                    |EVENT DATE:        01/31/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        10:05[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MACLENNAN                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/31/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |TONY VEGEL           R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |DAVID MATTHEWS       NRR     |
|NINF                     INFORMATION ONLY       |FRANK CONGEL         IRO     |
|                                                |MINDY LANDAU         PAO     |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     N          N       0        Cold Shutdown    |0        Cold Shutdown    |
|                                                   |                          |
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| VOLUNTARY REPORT OF A MEDIA RESPONSE RELATED TO CALL-OUT OF LOCAL FIRE       |
| DEPARTMENT                                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| At 1005 hours (CST) on January 31, 2000, the control room received a report  |
| of a small explosion in the Unit 2 pipeway between the main steam isolation  |
| valve (MSIV) room and the low-pressure heater bay.  Control room personnel,  |
| in accordance with station procedures, notified the local (Cordova, IL) fire |
| department of an explosion and possible fire.  There were no personnel       |
| injuries, no equipment damage, and no fire.                                  |
|                                                                              |
| As a result of the call to the fire department, local law enforcement        |
| agencies and two television stations responded to the site.  The two         |
| television stations were KWQC (TV-6) (NBC) and WQAD (TV-8) (ABC).  For a     |
| period of time, the state road in the vicinity of the plant was closed by    |
| law enforcement agencies.                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| The cause of the report to the control room was a very loud, sudden noise    |
| that resulted when a nylon bag containing small oxygen and acetylene bottles |
| and hoses was opened.  The sound was most likely the result of the ignition  |
| of a small amount of oxygen and acetylene trapped in the bag.   Although no  |
| notification was made or planned for local media or law enforcement support, |
| personnel from both of these areas were dispatched to the site.  There were  |
| no injuries or fire.  No equipment was affected.  This notification is being |
| made voluntarily.                                                            |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified, and there will be no media          |
| releases.                                                                    |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   36646       |
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| REP ORG:  PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY        |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/31/2000|
|LICENSEE:  PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY        |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:52[EST]|
|    CITY:  UNIVERSITY PARK          REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        01/31/2000|
|  COUNTY:  CENTRE                    STATE:  PA |EVENT TIME:        16:00[EST]|
|LICENSE#:  3718504               AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/31/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |TONY DIMITRIADIS     R1      |
|                                                |LARRY CAMPER         NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+FRANK CONGEL         IRO     |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BOELDT                       |                             |
|  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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| REPORT OF A STOLEN TRITIUM EXIT SIGN                                         |
|                                                                              |
| THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY REPORTED THAT A TRITIUM EXIT SIGN WAS      |
| STOLEN FROM A BUILDING ON THEIR NEW KENSINGTON CAMPUS NEAR PITTSBURGH, PA,   |
| SOME TIME BETWEEN 01/28/00 AND 01/31/00.  THE SIGN CONTAINS APPROXIMATELY 19 |
| CURIES OF TRITIUM.  THEY ARE CONTINUING THE SEARCH AND PLAN TO NOTIFY THE    |
| LOCAL AUTHORITIES.                                                           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36647       |
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| FACILITY: FITZPATRICK              REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 01/31/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:12[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4                             |EVENT DATE:        01/31/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        17:00[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ALLEN                        |LAST UPDATE DATE:  01/31/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |TONY DIMITRIADIS     R1      |
|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       60       Power Operation  |60       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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| HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION (HPCI) SYSTEM DECLARED INOPERABLE, THEREBY   |
| ENTERING THE PLANT INTO A 7-DAY LCO ACTION STATEMENT                         |
|                                                                              |
| DURING A HPCI SURVEILLANCE TEST, HPCI WAS DECLARED INOPERABLE DUE TO FLOW    |
| AND SPEED ANOMALIES.  THIS CONDITION ENTERS THE PLANT INTO A 7-DAY LCO TO    |
| RETURN HPCI TO AN OPERABLE CONDITION OR BE IN COLD SHUTDOWN WITHIN 24 HOURS. |
| THESE ANOMALIES HAVE OCCURRED IN THE PAST SEVERAL MONTHS, WHICH IS THE       |
| REASON FOR THE INCREASED SURVEILLANCE TESTING.  DURING TODAY'S SURVEILLANCE, |
| THE PUMP SPEED JUMPED FOR NO APPARENT REASON FOR <1 MIN BEFORE RETURNING TO  |
| NORMAL SPEED.  THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THEY HAVE SEEN THIS ANOMALY FOR 2      |
| MONTHS.  THEY HAVE NOT DETERMINED THE CAUSE FOR THE INCREASE IN PRESSURE AND |
| SPEED, BUT THEY WILL BE TROUBLESHOOTING THE PUMP.                            |
|                                                                              |
| THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR WILL BE NOTIFIED BY THE LICENSEE.                 |
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