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Event Notification Report for July 19, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           07/18/2000 - 07/19/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37174  37175  37176  37177  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37174       |
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| FACILITY: QUAD CITIES              REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/18/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] []                 STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 08:29[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-3,[2] GE-3                    |EVENT DATE:        07/18/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        05:48[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  NORTON                       |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/18/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |MICHAEL PARKER       R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     RPS ACTUATION          |                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     ESF ACTUATION          |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|2     A/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Standby      |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| REACTOR SCRAM FROM 100% POWER DUE TO A GENERATOR LOAD REJECT FOLLOWED BY     |
| TURBINE TRIP.                                                                |
|                                                                              |
| THE UNIT 2 REACTOR SCRAM WAS RECEIVED DUE TO A GENERATOR LOAD REJECT         |
| APPARENTLY CAUSED BY A DISTURBANCE ON THE 345 KV SYSTEM.  ALL RODS FULLY     |
| INSERTED, NO INJECTION INITIATED AND NO SAFETY/RELIEF VALVES LIFTED.  THEY   |
| ALSO HAD GROUP 2 AND GROUP 3 ISOLATIONS, AS EXPECTED, DUE TO A REACTOR WATER |
| LEVEL LOW SIGNAL FOLLOWING THE REACTOR SCRAM.  THE UNIT 2 AND SHARED         |
| EMERGENCY DIESEL GENERATORS AUTOSTARTED AND RAN UNLOADED AS THE RESULT OF    |
| THE AUTOMATIC BUS TRANSFERS.                                                 |
|                                                                              |
| UNIT 1 REMAINS AT 100% POWER WITH ITS RESERVE AUXILIARY TRANSFORMER          |
| DE-ENERGIZED AND UNIT 2 IS IN MODE 3 WITH ITS NORMAL WATER LEVEL BAND.  THE  |
| CAUSE OF THIS EVENT, WHICH PROBABLY OCCURRED OUTSIDE THE YARD, IS STILL      |
| BEING INVESTIGATED.                                                          |
|                                                                              |
| THE SECTIONS OF THE RING BUS THAT THEY LOST LEFT UNIT 1 WITHOUT ITS RESERVE  |
| AUXILIARY TRANSFORMER, SO IT IS RUNNING OFF ITS AUXILIARY TRANSFORMER.       |
|                                                                              |
| THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR WAS NOTIFIED BY THE LICENSEE.                     |
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|Hospital                                         |Event Number:   37175       |
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| REP ORG:  GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL                  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/18/2000|
|LICENSEE:  GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL                  |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:57[EDT]|
|    CITY:  SELLERSVILLE             REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        06/30/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  PA |EVENT TIME:        11:00[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  37-13187-02           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/18/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |GREGORY CRANSTON     R1      |
|                                                |DON COOL             NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DAVE LIGHTFOOT               |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DICK JOLLIFFE                |                             |
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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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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| - GRAND VIEW HOSPITAL, SELLERSVILLE, PA, MISSING TWO 0.38 MILLICURIE I-125   |
| SEEDS -                                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| At 1100 on 06/30/00, Grand View Hospital, Sellersville, PA, received a       |
| shipment of two vials of I-125 seeds from Imagyn Medical Technologies,       |
| Lenexa, KS.  The shipping papers stated that the first vial contained one    |
| calibration seed and the second vial contained 81 seeds.  Each seed          |
| contained 0.38 millicuries of I-125.  However, when hospital personnel       |
| opened the vials, the second vial contained only 80 seeds instead of 81      |
| seeds.  Hospital personnel notified Imagyn, the shipper, International       |
| Isotopes, Benton, TX, and NRC Region 1 (Neelam Bhalla).  Imagyn started an   |
| investigation into the missing seed.                                         |
|                                                                              |
| On 07/17/00, Grand View Hospital received another shipment of two vials of   |
| I-125 seeds from Imagyn.  The shipping papers stated that the first vial     |
| contained one calibration seed and the second vial contained 94 seeds.  Each |
| seed contained 0.38 millicuries of I-125.  However, when hospital personnel  |
| opened the shipping container, the container contained only one vial, the    |
| one with the calibration seed.                                               |
|                                                                              |
| Hospital personnel notified Imagyn and requested an emergency shipment of    |
| the missing vial containing 94 seeds.                                        |
|                                                                              |
| At 0300 on 07/18/00, hospital personnel received the emergency shipment of   |
| one vial of I-125 seeds from Imagyn.  The shipping papers stated that the    |
| vial contained 94 seeds.  However, when hospital personnel opened the vial,  |
| it contained only 93 seeds instead of 94 seeds.  Hospital personnel notified |
| Imagyn and NRC Region 1 (Neelam Bhalla).                                     |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37176       |
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| FACILITY: DUANE ARNOLD             REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/18/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  IA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 14:17[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4                             |EVENT DATE:        07/18/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        12:12[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BOB MURRELL                  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/18/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DICK JOLLIFFE                +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |MICHAEL PARKER       R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     ESF ACTUATION          |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
|                                                |                             |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| - UNEXPECTED ESF ACTUATION DURING PREPLANNED MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES -        |
|                                                                              |
| At 1212 CDT on 07/18/00, during preplanned maintenance activities on the 'B' |
| standby gas treatment system logic, an unexpected, invalid ESF actuation     |
| occurred.  Specifically, a planned fuse removal resulted in an unexpected    |
| isolation of a containment nitrogen makeup valve and a recirc minipurge      |
| valve.  All isolations were completed, as designed.  The licensee plans to   |
| restore all components to their normal positions prior to completing the     |
| maintenance activities.                                                      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37177       |
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| FACILITY: GINNA                    REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/18/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NY |NOTIFICATION TIME: 19:40[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-2-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        07/18/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        18:45[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DOUG GOMEZ/RON TEED          |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/18/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  DICK JOLLIFFE                +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |GREGORY CRANSTON     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   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| PHYSICAL SECURITY EVENT -                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| ATTEMPTED INTRODUCTION OF CONTRABAND INTO THE PLANT PROTECTED AREA.          |
| COMPENSATORY MEASURES WERE IMMEDIATELY TAKEN UPON DISCOVERY.  THE LICENSEE   |
| PLANS TO NOTIFY THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR.  CONTACT THE NRC OPERATIONS      |
| OFFICER FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.                                              |
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