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Event Notification Report for February 25, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           02/24/2000 - 02/25/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

36722  36723  36724  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36722       |
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| FACILITY: TURKEY POINT             REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/24/2000|
|    UNIT:  [3] [4] []                STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 02:48[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] W-3-LP,[4] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        02/24/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        02:10[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  NEWTON                       |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/24/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |CHARLES OGLE         R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AARC 50.72(b)(1)(v)      OTHER ASMT/COMM INOP   |                             |
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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  |
|4     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| EMERGENCY RESPONSE DATA ACQUISITION AND DISPLAY SYSTEM (ERDADS) INOPERABLE   |
| GREATER THAN 30 MINUTES.                                                     |
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| ERDADS LOCKED UP FOR GREATER THAN 30 MINUTES. PERSONNEL HAVE BEEN CALLED OUT |
| TO REPAIR ERDADS.  ALL OTHER SYSTEMS OPERATING PROPERLY.                     |
|                                                                              |
| THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THIS EVENT BY THE LICENSEE.   |
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| * * * UPDATE ON 02/24/00 AT 0515 ET BY MR. MORRIS TAKEN BY MACKINNON * * *   |
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| ERDADS RETURNED TO SERVICE AT 0400 ET.                                       |
| R2DO (CHARLES OGLE) NOTIFIED.                                                |
|                                                                              |
| THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECOTR WILL BE NOTIFIED BY THE LICENSEE OF THIS EVENT    |
| UPDATE.                                                                      |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36723       |
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| FACILITY: BRUNSWICK                REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/24/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  NC |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:47[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        02/24/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        08:49[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MARK SCHALL                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/24/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |CHARLES OGLE         R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESS 50.72(b)(1)(v)      EMERGENCY SIREN INOP   |                             |
|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          Y       99       Power Operation  |99       Power Operation  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| DUE TO A LOCAL POWER OUTAGE ALL 5 OFF-SITE SIRENS FOR NEW HANOVER COUNTY ARE |
| INOPERABLE.                                                                  |
|                                                                              |
| On 02/24/00 at 0856 ET the Brunswick Plant Shift Superintendent was notified |
| that off-site sirens for New Hanover County were inoperable.  These sirens   |
| lost power and became inoperable at 0849 ET.                                 |
|                                                                              |
| New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center has been contacted  and       |
| alternate notification mechanisms  are pre-established and available.        |
|                                                                              |
| Investigation into the condition is in progress.  All but one siren has been |
| returned to service as of 0907 ET on 02/24/00.                               |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified of this event by the licensee.       |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   36724       |
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| REP ORG:  ARKANSAS DEPT OF HEALTH              |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/24/2000|
|LICENSEE:  MATERIAL TESTING OF ARKANSAS, INC.   |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:49[EST]|
|    CITY:  LITTLE ROCK              REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        02/23/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  AR |EVENT TIME:        12:00[CST]|
|LICENSE#:  ARK859BP0302          AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/24/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |CHARLES MARSCHALL    R4      |
|                                                |BRIAN SMITH          NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JERED THOMPSON               |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
|BAB1 20.2201(a)(1)(i)    LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X  |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT INVOLVING A STOLEN TROXLER MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE     |
|                                                                              |
| AT APPROXIMATELY 1200 CST ON 2/23/00, A TROXLER MOISTURE DENSITY GAUGE WAS   |
| STOLEN FROM A  MATERIALS TESTING OF ARKANSAS, INC., TRUCK PARKED AT A        |
| WALMART STORE IN LITTLE ROCK, AR.  THE GAUGE WAS A MODEL #3430, S/N 26636    |
| CONTAINING TWO RADIOACTIVE SOURCES; 8 mCi Cs-137 AND 40 mCi  241- AmBe.      |
|                                                                              |
| LOCAL POICE WERE INFORMED AND THE GAUGE WAS RECOVERED ABOUT 2 HOURS LATER    |
| ABANDONED ROADSIDE.  THERE WAS NO DAMAGE OR INDICATION OF TAMPERING.         |
|                                                                              |
| THE ARKANSAS DEPT. OF HEALTH ISSUED A PRESS RELEASE AND WILL CONTACT THE NRC |
| REGION IV OFFICE.                                                            |
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| CONTACT THE HEADQUARTERS OPERATIONS OFFICER FOR THE LICENSEE'S ADDRESS.      |
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