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Event Notification Report for August 4, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           08/03/2000 - 08/04/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37148  37206  37207  

!!!!!!!!! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RETRACTED  !!!!!!!
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37148       |
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| FACILITY: DRESDEN                  REGION:  3  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 07/07/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [2] [3]                STATE:  IL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 05:18[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-1,[2] GE-3,[3] GE-3           |EVENT DATE:        07/07/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        02:05[CDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  DAVID THRONE                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/03/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  STEVE SANDIN                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |MICHAEL JORDAN       R3      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|AIND 50.72(b)(2)(iii)(D) ACCIDENT MITIGATION    |                             |
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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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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| MAIN CONTROL ROOM HVAC EMERGENCY VENTILATION DECLARED INOPERABLE             |
|                                                                              |
| "During performance of scheduled monthly surveillance testing, it was        |
| determined that overall differential pressure on the Main Control Room HVAC  |
| Emergency Ventilation Train Air Filtration Unit (AFU) was out of             |
| specification high. The AFU is a single train system required to provide     |
| habitable conditions for control room personnel during design basis accident |
| conditions. This condition is reportable under the requirements of SAF 1.17  |
| 'Could alone have prevented safety function.'  and 10CFR50.72(b). This       |
| condition places both Units in a 7 day shutdown LCO."                        |
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| The licensee will inform the NRC Resident Inspector.                         |
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| * * * RETRACTION AT 1755 ET ON 08/03/00 BY KEN HOUSH TAKEN BY MACKINNON * *  |
| *                                                                            |
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| A more detailed review performed by Dresden Operations and Engineering       |
| personnel has determined that the Differential Pressure across the Air       |
| Filtration Unit filter could be up to a maximum of 10 inches of water gauge  |
| and perform its design function.  The Technical Specification value will be  |
| increased to the maximum allowable value (at least 8.0 inches of water       |
| gauge);  which will remain within the design parameters required for each    |
| component of the Control Room HVAC system.  The Control Room HVAC system was |
| able to perform its intended safety function and therefore the reportability |
| of CFR 50.72(b)(2)(iii)D does not apply to this condition.  NRC R3DO (Jim    |
| Creed) notified.                                                             |
|                                                                              |
| On 07/07/00 at 0205 CT the Control Room HVAC Air Filtration Unit             |
| Differential Pressure was found to be at 6.03 inches of water which is above |
| their Technical Specification 3/4.8.D  during a routine surveillance test.   |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector will be notified of this event retraction by the  |
| licensee.                                                                    |
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|Other Nuclear Material                           |Event Number:   37206       |
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| REP ORG:  CONAM INSPECTION                     |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/03/2000|
|LICENSEE:  CONAM INSPECTION                     |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:03[EDT]|
|    CITY:  TRAINER                  REGION:  1  |EVENT DATE:        08/02/2000|
|  COUNTY:                            STATE:  PA |EVENT TIME:        11:15[EDT]|
|LICENSE#:  12-16559-02           AGREEMENT:  N  |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/03/2000|
|  DOCKET:                                       |+----------------------------+
|                                                |PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|                                                |JACK MCFADDEN        R1      |
|                                                |FREDRICK STURZ       NMSS    |
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  BOB SLACK                    |                             |
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 |                             |
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|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |                             |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|IBBF 30.50(b)(2)(ii)     EQUIP DISABLED/FAILS   |                             |
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| INDUSTRIAL RADIOGRAPHY SOURCE STUCK IN THE OUT POSITION                      |
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| Conam Inspection was performing radiographs at the Tosco Refinery in         |
| Trainer, PA.  During the performance of a shot, the source assembly fell     |
| over denting the source tube preventing the recovery of the source (64       |
| curies of Iridium-192).  The area had already been secured for the           |
| radiography operation and lead shot was used to cover the source until       |
| recovery of the source could be made.  The regional Radiation Safety Officer |
| (RSO) was contacted and reported to the site.  Repairs were made to the      |
| source tube and the source was recovered.                                    |
|                                                                              |
| A thirty day written report will be made.                                    |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37207       |
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| FACILITY: SURRY                    REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/03/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  VA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:16[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] W-3-LP,[2] W-3-LP                |EVENT DATE:        08/03/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        11:21[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  M SMITH                      |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/03/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  JOHN MacKINNON               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |GEORGE BELISLE       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   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|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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| POTENTIAL OIL SPILL TO JAMES RIVER                                           |
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| REPORT IS BEING MADE UNDER CORE OF VIRGINIA 62.1-44.34:19, REPORTING OF      |
| DISCHARGE.                                                                   |
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| WHILE PERFORMING WORK ON FISH FLUME PIPING AT THE LOW LEVEL INTAKE           |
| STRUCTURE, A BACKHOE LOST TRACTION AND SLID INTO DEEPER WATER.  THE BACKHOE  |
| WAS IN STATE WATERS (JAMES RIVER) FOR THIS EVENT.  FUEL OIL WAS REMOVED AND  |
| POTENTIAL OIL PATHS WERE PLUGGED TO PREVENT OIL DISCHARGE TO THE JAMES       |
| RIVER.  ALSO AN OIL BOOM WAS PLACED AROUND THE BACKHOE.  NO OIL WAS OBSERVED |
| ON THE SURFACE OF THE WATER.  THE STATE DEQ AND NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER     |
| HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE THREAT THAT OIL WILL ENTER STATE WATERS.  THIS     |
| REPORT IS BEING MADE UNDER CODE OF VIRGINIA 62.1-44.34:19, REPORTING OF      |
| DISCHARGE.                                                                   |
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| THE NRC RESIDENT INSPECTOR WILL BE INFORMED OF THIS EVENT BY TH E LICENSEE.  |
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