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Event Notification Report for June 29, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           06/28/2000 - 06/29/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37127  37128  37129  37130  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37127       |
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| FACILITY: GINNA                    REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/28/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:19[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-2-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        06/28/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:50[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ROY GILLOW                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/28/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |SCOTT MORRIS         R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESS 50.72(b)(1)(v)      EMERGENCY SIREN INOP   |                             |
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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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| MONTHLY SIREN TEST FAILED                                                    |
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| On 6/26/00 at 0915 EDT, the offsite emergency siren silent test failed at    |
| both the Wayne County EOC and the 911  actuation center.  Upon arrival of    |
| maintenance personnel, the test was completed satisfactorily.  Root cause    |
| for the test failure has not been determined.                                |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee was not notified until 1250 EDT on 6/28/00.  There is an        |
| investigation in progress to determine the root cause of the test failure.   |
|                                                                              |
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| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector and the local authorities.  |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37128       |
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| FACILITY: SEQUOYAH                 REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/28/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  TN |NOTIFICATION TIME: 21:08[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        06/28/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        20:20[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  CHRIS REEVES                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/28/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |CAUDLE JULIAN        R2      |
|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       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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| SECURITY REPORT                                                              |
|                                                                              |
| SAFEGUARDS SYSTEM DEGRADATION RELATED TO PERIMETER MONITORING.  IMMEDIATE    |
| COMPENSATORY MEASURES NOT FULLY IMPLEMENTED WITHIN THE TIME REQUIRED BY THE  |
| SECURITY PLAN.  COMPENSATORY MEASURES NOW ARE FULLY IMPLEMENTED.             |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE WILL INFORM THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR.  CONTACT THE            |
| HEADQUARTERS OPERATIONS OFFICER FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.                      |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37129       |
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| FACILITY: COOK                     REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/28/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  MI |NOTIFICATION TIME: 22:31[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP                |EVENT DATE:        06/28/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        22:24[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  STEVE CHERBA                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/28/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |MELVYN LEACH         R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ASHU 50.72(b)(1)(i)(A)   PLANT S/D REQD BY TS   |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
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|2     N          Y       79       Power Operation  |79       Power Operation  |
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| UNIT 2 COMMENCED A TECH SPEC REQUIRED SHUTDOWN AFTER TWO IRPIs IN THE SAME   |
| GROUP WERE DECLARED INOPERABLE                                               |
|                                                                              |
| The following information was received by fax:                               |
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| Notification time: 2231 hrs EDT 6-28-00                                      |
| Event Notification No.: 37129                                                |
| NRC Contact: Steve Sandin                                                    |
| Cook Caller: SJ Cherba                                                       |
| Power Level Prior to event: 79.6%                                            |
|                                                                              |
| Notification Script:                                                         |
|                                                                              |
| This is Steve Cherba at the Cook Unit 2 Nuclear Plant making a one hour,     |
| non-emergency notification for initiation of a nuclear plant shutdown        |
| required by Technical Specifications in accordance with                      |
| 10CFR50.72(b)(1)(i)(A). The shutdown was initiated to comply with TS 3.0.3 @ |
| 2224 hrs EDT on 6-28-00. The TS 3.0.3 one hour limit for initiating a        |
| shutdown would have expired @ 2228 hrs EDT on 6-28-00. TS 3.0.3 was entered  |
| when it was discovered that the unit had two Individual Rod Position         |
| Indicators (IRPIs ) in one group that were INOPERABLE, exceeding the         |
| allowable actions of TS 3.1.3.2 a., which only allows a maximum of one       |
| INOPERABLE IRPI per rod group. These IRPIs became INOPERABLE when, without   |
| any associated rod movement, the indicated rod position drifted above the    |
| allowable rod deviation limit. Instrument technicians are in the process of  |
| calibrating these IRPIs and we expect to exit this situation within two      |
| hours without completing the shutdown.                                       |
|                                                                              |
| The control rod IRPIs were H12 & M8, both associated with Control Bank D,    |
| Group 2.                                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| Post Script to this notification:                                            |
|                                                                              |
| The two IRPIs were calibrated for drift caused by the RCS temperature        |
| increase associated with the unit power increase following the outage and    |
| are within allowable limits and OPERABLE @ 2250 hrs EDT 6-28-00. The         |
| shutdown was halted and power stabilized @ 2250 hrs EDT 6-28-00. NRC         |
| resident personnel were informed of the condition and shutdown at 2230 hrs   |
| EDT ( J Maynen) & 2240 hrs EDT ( B Bartlett). Power Level when shutdown      |
| stopped: 78.9%.                                                              |
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|Fuel Cycle Facility                              |Event Number:   37130       |
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| FACILITY: SIEMENS POWER CORPORATION            |NOTIFICATION DATE: 06/29/2000|
|   RXTYPE: URANIUM FUEL FABRICATION             |NOTIFICATION TIME: 00:55[EDT]|
| COMMENTS: LEU CONVERSION (UF6 to UO2)          |EVENT DATE:        06/28/2000|
|           FABRICATION & SCRAP RECOVERY         |EVENT TIME:        21:15[PDT]|
|           COMMERICAL LWR FUEL                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  06/29/2000|
|    CITY:  RICHLAND                 REGION:  4  +-----------------------------+
|  COUNTY:  BENTON                    STATE:  WA |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|LICENSE#:  SNM-1227              AGREEMENT:  Y  |GAIL GOOD            R4      |
|  DOCKET:  07001257                             |JOHN HICKEY          NMSS    |
+------------------------------------------------+CHARLES MILLER       IRO     |
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  LOREN MAAS                   |PETER PRESCOTT       RCT     |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  |GABRINI              DOE     |
+------------------------------------------------+TURMAN               NRC     |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          ALE                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AAEC 50.72 (a) (1) (I)   EMERGENCY DECLARED     |                             |
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| ALERT DECLARED - OFFSITE FIRE                                                |
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| RANGE FIRE ON AND ADJACENT TO THE HANFORD NUCLEAR RESERVATION HAS PROMPTED   |
| BENTON COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, IN CONJUNCTION WITH LOCAL LAW            |
| ENFORCEMENT, TO REQUIRE A PRECAUTIONARY EVACUATION OF THE HORN RAPIDS        |
| TRIANGLE INDUSTRIAL AREA IN WHICH THE SIEMENS FUEL FABRICATION PLANT IS      |
| LOCATED.   THE PLANT PRODUCTION HAS BEEN SHUT DOWN.  ESSENTIAL PLANT         |
| PERSONNEL ARE ONSITE.   BASED ON DISTANCE AND CURRENT WIND DIRECTION, THE    |
| PLANT IS NOT THREATENED.                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| * * * UPDATE AT 0451 ON 6/29/00 BY PROBASCO, RECEIVED BY WEAVER * * *        |
|                                                                              |
| THE ALERT WAS TERMINATED AT 0150 PDT BECAUSE THE FIRE HAS MOVED FURTHER AWAY |
| FROM THE SITE AND IS CONTINUING TO MOVE IN THAT DIRECTION.                   |
|                                                                              |
| NRC NOTIFIED RDO (GOOD); EO (HICKEY); IRO (MILLER); FEMA (STEINDURF); DOE    |
| (STAMBAUGH); NRC (TURMAN)                                                    |
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