Event Notification Report for July 11, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           07/10/2000 - 07/11/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37154  37155  37156  37157  37158  37159  

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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   37154       |
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| REP ORG:  U.S. ARMY                            |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/10/2000|
|LICENSEE:  U.S. ARMY                            |NOTIFICATION TIME: 09:26[EDT]|
|    CITY:  ROCK ISLAND              REGION:  3  |EVENT DATE:        07/08/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  IL |EVENT TIME:        12:17[CDT]|
|LICENSE#:  12-00722-06           AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/10/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |MICHAEL JORDAN       R3      |
|                                                |DON COOL             NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JEFF HAVENNER                |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DOUG WEAVER                  |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|BAB2 20.2201(a)(1)(ii)   LOST/STOLEN LNM>10X    |                             |
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| STOLEN CHEMICAL AGENT DETECTOR                                               |
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| AN M43A1 CHEMICAL AGENT DETECTOR WAS STOLEN FROM THE TWIN BRIDGES TRAINING   |
| AREA IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA DURING A RECENT EXERCISE.  THE DETECTOR        |
| CONTAINS 250 �Ci of Am-241.  THE ARMY HAS NOTIFIED THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA.    |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37155       |
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| FACILITY: HATCH                    REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/10/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  GA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:41[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        07/10/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        10:51[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  FRANK GORLEY                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/10/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |GEORGE BELISLE       R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     RPS ACTUATION          |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     A/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Shutdown     |
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| UNIT 1 EXPERIENCED A REACTOR SCRAM FOLLOWING TURBINE TRIP AFTER RECEIVING A  |
| TURBINE ALARM                                                                |
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| UNIT 1 RECEIVED A TURBINE SUPERVISORY EQUIPMENT FAILURE ALARM FOLLOWED BY A  |
| TURBINE TRIP.  THE LOWEST INDICATED REACTOR VESSEL WATER LEVEL (RVWL)  WAS   |
| +18 INCHES. THE RVWL WAS RECOVERED TO NORMAL. BY REACTOR FEED PUMPS.         |
| INDICATION SHOWS THAT NINE (9) SAFETY RELIEF VALVES (SRVs) OPENED DURING     |
| THIS TRANSIENT.  PRELIMINARY INDICATION SHOWS HIGH VIBRATION ON #10          |
| GENERATOR BEARING.  THE LICENSEE SUSPECTS EITHER A BAD PROBE,  WIRING OR     |
| ELECTRONIC CARD PROBLEM.                                                     |
|                                                                              |
| UNIT 1 IS CURRENTLY STABLE WITH "A" REACTOR FEED PUMP SUPPLY WATER TO THE    |
| REACTOR VESSEL AND STEAM REMOVING DECAY HEAT VIA THE TURBINE BYPASS TO THE   |
| MAIN CONDENSER.  ALL SRVs RESEATED AND THERE IS NO SAFETY RELATED EQUIPMENT  |
| OUT OF SERVICE AT THIS TIME.                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| THE LICENSEE INFORMED THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37156       |
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| FACILITY: CALVERT CLIFFS           REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/10/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  MD |NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:37[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        07/10/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:00[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TIM RIDDY                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/10/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |RICHARD CONTE        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          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|2     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION TO STATE REGARDING ONSITE WATER QUALITY                 |
|                                                                              |
| Results of domestic water samples taken on 7/6/00 indicate the presence of   |
| fecal coliform. The licensee will be making a notification to the State of   |
| Maryland regarding the results. The NRC resident inspector has been informed |
| of this notification by the licensee.                                        |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37157       |
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| FACILITY: TURKEY POINT             REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/10/2000|
|    UNIT:  [3] [4] []                STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:28[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] W-3-LP,[4] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        07/10/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        13:30[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JAMES RUSSELL                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/10/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |GEORGE BELISLE       R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|HFIT 26.73               FITNESS FOR DUTY       |                             |
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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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| FITNESS FOR DUTY REPORT                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| A contract supervisor tested positive for cocaine use during a random drug   |
| and alcohol test. The individual's access has been suspended and the         |
| licensee will review the individual's work for the past 90 days. The NRC     |
| resident inspector has been informed of this event by the licensee.          |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37158       |
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| FACILITY: TURKEY POINT             REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/10/2000|
|    UNIT:  [3] [4] []                STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:28[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] W-3-LP,[4] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        07/10/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        10:38[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JAMES RUSSELL                |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/10/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |GEORGE BELISLE       R2      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|HFIT 26.73               FITNESS FOR DUTY       |                             |
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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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| FITNESS FOR DUTY REPORT                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| A licensed training supervisor tested positive for alcohol use during a      |
| random drug and alcohol test. The individual's access has been suspended and |
| the licensee will review the individual's work for the past 90 days. The NRC |
| resident inspector has been informed of this event by the licensee.          |
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|General Information or Other                     |Event Number:   37159       |
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| REP ORG:  WA DIVISION OF RADIATION PROTECTION  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/10/2000|
|LICENSEE:  EDAX, INC.                           |NOTIFICATION TIME: 20:10[EDT]|
|    CITY:  KENNEWICK                REGION:  4  |EVENT DATE:        06/22/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  WA |EVENT TIME:             [PDT]|
|LICENSE#:  WN-I0282-1            AGREEMENT:  Y  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/10/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |LINDA HOWELL         R4      |
|                                                |JOHN GREEVES         NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  TERRY FRAZEE                 |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|NAGR                     AGREEMENT STATE        |                             |
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| AGREEMENT STATE REPORT                                                       |
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| "Date of event: June 22, 2000                                                |
| "Location of Event: Rochester, NY                                            |
|                                                                              |
| "During a device sales demonstration the potential customer happened to      |
| measure higher than expected dose rates on a MAP-4 series model FA4C2        |
| portable x-ray fluorescence device.  It was later determined that the        |
| source, 125 millicuries of Am-241, had fallen out of the source block but    |
| was still contained within the device, although unshielded.  The device was  |
| shielded and subsequently returned to the manufacturer, EDAX, Inc.  To       |
| compound matters, the device was being referred to as a model 'CT3000' by    |
| the sales demonstrator and the initial reporting of the incident by the      |
| state of New York was believed to concern the recently approved, but         |
| unrelated, CT5000 series devices.  On June 28, 2000, the EDAX RSO responded  |
| to the state of Washington Department of Health that EDAX had manufactured   |
| four MAP-4 (FA4C2) devices for research and development with source blocks   |
| that had not been approved by the department for general production.  One of |
| the research devices had been mistakenly assembled with an experimental      |
| source block design that was previously rejected as unsatisfactory.  This    |
| device was involved in the incident in New York State while being tested for |
| effectiveness and market potential.                                          |
|                                                                              |
| "EDAX has accounted for all its experimental source blocks and has removed   |
| the one faulty block from the device and marked it so that it can not be     |
| used in the future.  The remaining R&D devices will be surveyed whenever     |
| used.  Although this manufacturing error did not involve the production of   |
| devices intended for sale to licensees, staff from the Division of Radiation |
| Protection will be reviewing the manufacturer's quality control process as   |
| well as model designation practices.                                         |
|                                                                              |
| "What is the notification or reporting criteria involved?  WAC 246-221-250;  |
| re: Equipment failure.                                                       |
|                                                                              |
| "Activity and isotope(s) involved: 125 mCi Am-241 source, serial number      |
| 7887LQ.                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| "Device (HDR, etc.) Mfg., Model; computer code:  EDAX, Inc., MAP-4 series    |
| model FA4C2 x-ray fluorescence device, serial number 1525."                  |
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