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Event Notification Report for July 26, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           07/25/2000 - 07/26/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

36547  37185  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   36547       |
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| FACILITY: WOLF CREEK               REGION:  4  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 12/29/1999|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  KS |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:10[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-4-LP                           |EVENT DATE:        12/29/1999|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        15:50[CST]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ROBERT WALTERS               |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/25/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |GARY SANBORN         R4      |
|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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| 1-HOUR SECURITY REPORT INVOLVING HISTORICAL ACCESS AUTHORIZATION PROGRAM     |
| VIOLATION                                                                    |
|                                                                              |
| "During performance of a Plant Evaluation Checklist (PEC OB 99-1157) on the  |
| NRC Performance Indicator for [the] Physical Protection Area, a historical   |
| error was discovered pertaining [to] access authorization.  It was           |
| discovered that unescorted access was authorized to an individual from       |
| 11/10/95 to 01/16/96.  However, on 01/11/96, information was received that,  |
| had it been properly investigated, would have caused denial of unescorted    |
| access at that time.                                                         |
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| "This event is reportable as a 1-hour report pursuant to 10 CFR 73.71 as an  |
| Access Authorization (AA) program violation as stated in an NRC letter from  |
| LeMoine J. Cunningham, Chief Safeguards Branch, USNRC to the NRC Regions     |
| chief, dated 05/19/95.  In the letter, Mr. Cunningham states that events     |
| involving AA program failure are reportable and a 30-day written report      |
| required."                                                                   |
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| The licensee plans to inform the NRC resident inspector.                     |
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| * * * RETRACTION ON 01/13/00 AT 1022ET FROM BOB WALTER TAKEN BY MACKINNON *  |
| * *                                                                          |
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| Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation has further reviewed this event and |
| has determined in the information used to develop on 01/11/96 did not        |
| provide a preponderance of evidence to require access screening to further   |
| investigate the individual.  Investigation conducted by access screening     |
| identified that the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating program for access          |
| screening met the guidance of NUMARC 91-03 and that a program failure did    |
| not occur as a result of this event.  Because a program failure did not      |
| occur based upon the reportability requirements as clarified by the 05/19/95 |
| Cunningham letter, this event is no longer considered to be a 1-hour         |
| reporting event.  Therefore, this event notification is being retracted.     |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector was notified of this event retraction by the      |
| licensee.  The NRC operations officer notified the R4DO (Jeff Shackelford).  |
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| * * * UPDATE ON 7/25/00 @ 1300 BY YUNK TO GOULD * * *     UNRETRACTION       |
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| Further review has lead the licensee to determine that this event could be   |
| considered a program failure to review and disposition derogatory            |
| information.  Therefore, the licensee is unretracting this event.  Since     |
| this incident, the individual has not been onsite.                           |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector was notified by the licensee.   The Reg 4         |
| RDO(Jones) has been informed.                                                |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37185       |
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| FACILITY: TURKEY POINT             REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/25/2000|
|    UNIT:  [3] [] []                 STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 17:40[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [3] W-3-LP,[4] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        07/25/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        17:13[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  PAUL REIMERS                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  07/25/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |STEPHEN CAHILL       R2      |
|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   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|3     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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| DEAD AMERICAN JUVENILE CROCODILE FOUND IN THE COOLING CANALS                 |
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| The licensee discovered a dead juvenile American crocodile in the cooling    |
| canals.  Notification was made to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Agency and   |
| the Federal Fish and Wildlife Agency.                                        |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC resident inspector will be notified by the licensee.                 |
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