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Event Notification Report for February 28, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           02/25/2000 - 02/28/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

36725  36726  36727  36728  36729  36730  36731  36732  36733  

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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   36725       |
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| REP ORG:  US STEEL, GARYWORKS                  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/25/2000|
|LICENSEE:  US STEEL                             |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:15[EST]|
|    CITY:  GARY                     REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        02/25/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  IN |EVENT TIME:        01:58[CST]|
|LICENSE#:  GA458-3G              AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/25/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |JAMES CREED          R3      |
|                                                |BRIAN SMITH          NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DEAN LARSON                  |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NDAM                     DAMAGED GAUGE/DEVICE   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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| DAMAGED INDUSTRIAL THICKNESS GAUGE                                           |
|                                                                              |
| An NDS Model 200 thickness gauge containing 2.001 Ci of Am-241 was damaged   |
| when it was struck and dislodged by a break in the continuous strip passing  |
| through the thickness gauge measuring area.  The location of the gauge is    |
| located on the #6 line in the east galvanizing line of the sheet products    |
| division.  The area was immediately isolated.  Their outside consultant was  |
| called in to survey and wipe test the gauge.  The shutter was in the closed  |
| position, there were no indications of a leak or higher than normal          |
| radiation readings, and the wipes came back negative for source leakage.     |
| There were no personnel injuries due to this event.  US Steel has contacted  |
| the manufacturer, who will send someone out to retrieve the source and       |
| determine if it can be reused or needs to be replaced.                       |
|                                                                              |
| US Steel intends to submit a written report to the NRC within thirty days.   |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36726       |
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| FACILITY: CRYSTAL RIVER            REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/25/2000|
|    UNIT:  [3] [] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:35[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] B&W-L-LP                         |EVENT DATE:        02/25/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        09:30[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ANDREW BARNES                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/25/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:                                |LEN WERT             R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(vi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |                             |
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|                                                |                             |
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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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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA REGARDING A SEA TURTLE RESCUE   |
| FROM THE PLANT INTAKE AREA                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| "RESCUED STRANDED KEMPS-RIDLEY TURTLE AT CRYSTAL RIVER UNIT 3 INTAKE AREA.   |
| FLORIDA POWER CORPORATION ENVIRONMENTAL REPRESENTATIVE WILL NOTIFY STATE OF  |
| FLORIDA."                                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE WILL INFORM THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR.                         |
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|Fuel Cycle Facility                              |Event Number:   36727       |
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| FACILITY: WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION    |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/25/2000|
|   RXTYPE: URANIUM FUEL FABRICATION             |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:51[EST]|
| COMMENTS: LEU CONVERSION (UF6 to UO2)          |EVENT DATE:        02/25/2000|
|           COMMERCIAL LWR FUEL                  |EVENT TIME:        11:00[EST]|
|                                                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/25/2000|
|    CITY:  COLUMBIA                 REGION:  2  +-----------------------------+
|  COUNTY:  RICHLAND                  STATE:  SC |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|LICENSE#:  SNM-1107              AGREEMENT:  Y  |LEN WERT             R2      |
|  DOCKET:  07001151                             |SCOTT MOORE          NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ED REITLER                   |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:                                |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|KBAD 70.50(b)(1)(ii)     MATL >5X LOWEST LIMIT  |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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| CONTAMINATION LEVELS FOLLOWING URANYL NITRATE SPILL (LOW LEVEL ENRICHED      |
| URANIUM) EXCEED ALLOWABLE LIMITS                                             |
|                                                                              |
| "Westinghouse is making this notification in accordance with                 |
| 10CFR70.50(b)(1), 'Domestic Licensing of Special Nuclear Material'.          |
|                                                                              |
| "On February 8, 2000, contamination was discovered on a small portion (less  |
| than approximately 10%) of a 20 feet x 50 feet outside concrete pad, located |
| adjacent to the Columbia Plant Manufacturing Building (between the building  |
| and the Uranyl Nitrate Tank Storage Pad). The contamination resulted from    |
| leakage of aqueous material through the wall of the Manufacturing Building   |
| from a spill of uranyl nitrate material in the UF6 Bay, near the HF Spiking  |
| Station, which occurred on 2/7/00. The leakage of aqueous material outside   |
| the building was identified after the inside spill was decontaminated.       |
|                                                                              |
| "The concrete pad was roped off, and decontamination efforts were begun.     |
| Based upon initial contamination survey results, the event was not deemed    |
| notifiable because contamination levels did not exceed the limit in          |
| 10CFR70.50(b)(1)(ii). Decontamination efforts were hampered by the presence  |
| of soil on the concrete pad, which had accumulated over the years. As these  |
| materials were removed, on February 25, 2000, additional radioactive         |
| materials were discovered, making this event reportable under                |
| 10CFR70.50(b)(1). Contamination levels measured on 2/25/00 averaged          |
| approximately 133 dpm/100 cm2 alpha removable and approximately 6,000        |
| dpm/100 cm2  non-removable alpha.                                            |
|                                                                              |
| " The area remains roped off, and a decontamination plan is being            |
| formulated. As indicated above, the contamination surveys on 2/25/00 reveal  |
| that the majority of the contamination is fixed in the concrete.             |
|                                                                              |
| " The decontamination plan will address removal of any loose material on the |
| surface of the concrete, decontamination of the concrete, evaluation of the  |
| potential for further movement of material through the walls of the Plant,   |
| and an assessment of any movement of radioactive material into the soil."    |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee discussed the above report with NRC staff in Region II.         |
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|Fuel Cycle Facility                              |Event Number:   36728       |
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| FACILITY: PORTSMOUTH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT   |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/25/2000|
|   RXTYPE: URANIUM ENRICHMENT FACILITY          |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:40[EST]|
| COMMENTS: 2 DEMOCRACY CENTER                   |EVENT DATE:        02/25/2000|
|           6903 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE                 |EVENT TIME:        08:35[EST]|
|           BETHESDA, MD 20817    (301)564-3200  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/25/2000|
|    CITY:  PIKETON                  REGION:  3  +-----------------------------+
|  COUNTY:  PIKE                      STATE:  OH |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|LICENSE#:  GDP-2                 AGREEMENT:  N  |JAMES CREED          R3      |
|  DOCKET:  0707002                              |JOSIE PICCONE        NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  RON CRABTREE                 |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NBNL                     RESPONSE-BULLETIN      |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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| 24-HOUR NRC BULLETIN 91-01 REPORT INVOLVING THE LOSS OF ONE CRITICALITY      |
| CONTROL DURING MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES                                        |
|                                                                              |
| "At 0835 hours on 02/25/00, a Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) anomalous     |
| condition was identified by X-333 Operations personnel, when it was          |
| discovered that a process piping opening was not completely covered nor was  |
| it being manned by maintenance personnel as required by NCSA-PLANT062.A02.   |
| Maintenance Activity at this location had been terminated at approximately   |
| 0600 hours, 02/25/00.                                                        |
|                                                                              |
| "This violated requirement #4 of NCSA-PLANT062.A02 which states;             |
| 'Openings/Penetrations made during, or as a result of, maintenance           |
| activities will be covered to minimize the potential for moderator           |
| collection and moist air exposure when unattended.' This constitutes the     |
| loss of one NCS control (moderation) with mass and interaction controls      |
| maintained throughout this event.                                            |
|                                                                              |
| "Moderation control was reestablished at 1055 hours by covering the openings |
| under the direction of the Nuclear Safety Engineer.                          |
|                                                                              |
| "This is reportable under NRC Bulletin 91-01; 24-hour criticality control.   |
|                                                                              |
| "There was no loss of hazardous/radioactive material or                      |
| radioactive/radiological exposure as a result of this event.                 |
|                                                                              |
| "SAFETY SIGNIFICANCE OF EVENTS:                                              |
|                                                                              |
| "The safety significance of this event is extremely low. The limited amount  |
| of time the flanges were uncovered and unattended did not allow any more     |
| moisture to enter than if work had continued and the equipment had been      |
| attended for the entire period. Lack of attending personnel during the 'see  |
| & flee' simply removed the ability to mitigate an unlikely event involving   |
| the entrance of liquid water (or other moderator) into the equipment.        |
|                                                                              |
| "POTENTIAL CRITICALITY PATHWAYS INVOLVED (BRIEF SCENARIO[S] OF HOW           |
| CRITICALITY COULD OCCUR):                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| "If the equipment had been mis-categorized and actually contained greater    |
| than the minimum Critical mass of uranium (more than 3400 pounds U02F2 at    |
| 1.44 wt% enrichment) and liquid water entered the exposed openings, a        |
| critical configuration might have formed inside the cascade equipment.       |
|                                                                              |
| "CONTROLLED PARAMETERS (MASS, MODERATION, GEOMETRY, CONCENTRATION, ETC.):    |
|                                                                              |
| "Controlled parameters include mass and moderation.                          |
|                                                                              |
| "ESTIMATED AMOUNT, ENRICHMENT, FORM OF LICENSED MATERIAL (INCLUDE PROCESS    |
| LIMIT AND % WORST CASE OF CRITICAL MASS):                                    |
|                                                                              |
| "The exact amount is unknown, however, the cell was categorized as           |
| 'uncomplicated handling' which means the cell has less than the safe mass    |
| (approximately 1500 pounds U02F2 at 1.44 wt% enrichment). The form would be  |
| U02F2.                                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| "NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY CONTROL(S) OR CONTROL SYSTEM(S) AND DESCRIPTION  |
| OF THE FAILURES OR DEFICIENCIES                                              |
|                                                                              |
| "By leaving the exposed flanges unattended, control #4 of NCSA-PLANT062.A02  |
| which requires 'Opening/penetration made during maintenance activities shall |
| be covered to minimize the potential for moderator collection and moist air  |
| exposure when unattended.'                                                   |
|                                                                              |
| "CORRECTIVE ACTIONS TO RESTORE SAFETY SYSTEM AND WHEN EACH WAS IMPLEMENTED:  |
|                                                                              |
| "Moderation control was reestablished at 1055 hours, 02/25/00, under the     |
| direction of the Nuclear Safety Engineer, by covering the opening."          |
|                                                                              |
| Operations personnel informed both the DOE Site Representative and the NRC   |
| Resident Inspector.                                                          |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   36729       |
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| REP ORG:  KANSAS DEPT OF HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/25/2000|
|LICENSEE:  UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:40[EST]|
|    CITY:  KANSAS CITY              REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        02/25/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  KS |EVENT TIME:             [CST]|
|LICENSE#:  18-C054-01            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/25/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |DAVID LOVELESS       R4      |
|                                                |SCOTT MOORE          NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TOM CONLEY                   |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
|BAE1 20.2202(b)(1)       PERS OVEREXPOSURE      |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT INVOLVING A RADIOLOGIST (OCCUPATIONAL WORKER) WHO     |
| RECEIVED > 5 REM DURING CALDENDER YEAR 1999                                  |
|                                                                              |
| ON 2/25/00 THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT WAS NOTIFIED THAT A |
| RADIOLOGIST PERFORMING INTERVENTIONIST RADIOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS |
| MEDICAL CENTER IN KANSAS CITY, KS, HAD RECEIVED 5.29 REM WHOLE BODY IN 1999  |
| (CUMMULATIVE).  THIS WAS DISCOVERED IN A REVIEW OF RECORDS PERFORMED BY THE  |
| UNIVERSITY.                                                                  |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36730       |
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| FACILITY: SEABROOK                 REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/26/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NH |NOTIFICATION TIME: 01:33[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        02/26/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        01:06[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  MIKE DAVID                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/26/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JOHN WHITE           R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(vi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION                                                         |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) office in    |
| Bangor, ME that a navigational hazard beacon on one of the onsite cranes was |
| not illuminating.  The licensee will inform the NRC resident inspector of    |
| this notification.                                                           |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36731       |
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| FACILITY: PEACH BOTTOM             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/26/2000|
|    UNIT:  [2] [3] []                STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 02:55[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] GE-4,[3] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        02/26/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        00:48[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM KOVALCHICK               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/27/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JOHN WHITE           R1      |
|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   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| SECURITY REPORT                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| Fitness for duty of security personnel questioned due to inattentiveness.    |
| Immediate compensatory measures taken upon discovery. The NRC resident       |
| inspector has been informed of this event by the licensee.  Contact the NRC  |
| Operations Center for additional details.                                    |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE 1458EST ON 2/27/00 FROM BOB FRANSSEN TO S.SANDIN * * *          |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee provided clarification to the initial report.  Contact the NRC  |
| Operations Center for additional details.  The NRC resident inspector has    |
| been informed of this update by the licensee.  Notified R1DO (White).        |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36732       |
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| FACILITY: INDIAN POINT             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/26/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [3] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 15:19[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] W-4-LP,[3] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        02/26/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:55[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  VINCENT DeCLEMENTE           |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/26/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |JOHN WHITE           R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|APRE 50.72(b)(2)(vi)     OFFSITE NOTIFICATION   |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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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| NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION (NYSDEC) NOTIFIED    |
| REGARDING MINOR SEWAGE SPILL ONSITE WITH RELEASE TO THE DISCHARGE CANAL AND  |
| HUDSON RIVER                                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| "At 1205 hrs on 2/26/00 the Control Room was notified that a sewage line was |
| leaking in to the yard area north of the Turbine Bldg. Investigation         |
| revealed that a clean out plug had broke causing the spill. At 1220 hrs the  |
| leakage was isolated by installation of a temporary plug. An estimated 15    |
| gallons total spilled with a conservative estimate of 5 gallons to a near by |
| storm drain. Miller Environmental contractor service has been notified for   |
| clean up and NYSDEC has been notified due to leakage to the discharge        |
| canal."                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee informed the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36733       |
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| FACILITY: HATCH                    REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 02/27/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  GA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:02[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        02/27/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        16:30[EST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TIM BEINKE                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  02/27/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |CHARLES OGLE         R2      |
|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   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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| HIGH PRESSURE CORE INJECTION (HPCI) DECLARED INOPERABLE DUE TO WATER         |
| INTRUSION INTO THE HPCI PUMP OIL RESERVOIR                                   |
|                                                                              |
| During a routine surveillance for operability, the HPCI bracket drain        |
| clogged causing seal leakoff to spill into the HPCI oil reservoir.  The      |
| bracket drain line collects seal leakoff and directs the flow to the floor   |
| drain system.  HPCI was declared inoperable per Tech Spec 3.5.1 placing Unit |
| 2 in a 14-day LCO.  The licensee estimates that the oil will be changed and  |
| HPCI restored by approximately 2400 hours on 2/27/00.                        |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee will inform the NRC resident inspector.                         |
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