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Event Notification Report for August 8, 2000

                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           08/07/2000 - 08/08/2000

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

37210  37211  37212  

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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37210       |
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| FACILITY: OYSTER CREEK             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/07/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  NJ |NOTIFICATION TIME: 11:13[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-2                             |EVENT DATE:        08/07/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        10:50[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ERIC DeMONCH                 |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/07/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |LAWRENCE DOERFLEIN   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       92       Power Operation  |92       Power Operation  |
|                                                   |                          |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| SMALL ONSITE OIL LEAK REQUIRED OFFSITE NOTIFICATION                          |
|                                                                              |
| There was a spill of about 10 gallons of hydraulic oil from a contracted     |
| bucket truck on the backside of the site, work was being performed on        |
| overhead lines.  The spill was contained and cleanup is in progress.         |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector, the New Jersey Department  |
| of Environmental Protection and the Ocean County Department of Health.       |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37211       |
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| FACILITY: SAINT LUCIE              REGION:  2  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/07/2000|
|    UNIT:  [1] [2] []                STATE:  FL |NOTIFICATION TIME: 12:00[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] CE,[2] CE                        |EVENT DATE:        08/07/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        08:13[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  ALAN HALL                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/07/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  FANGIE JONES                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+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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| OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE TO A DEAD IMMATURE SPERM WHALE FOUND NEAR SITE      |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee made a courtesy call to the Florida Fish and Wildlife           |
| Conservation Commission and the Florida Marine Patrol were notified of a     |
| dead immature sperm whale was discovered in the surf in the front of the     |
| licensee's property (not on the property).                                   |
|                                                                              |
| The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.                            |
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   37212       |
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| FACILITY: PEACH BOTTOM             REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 08/08/2000|
|    UNIT:  [] [3] []                 STATE:  PA |NOTIFICATION TIME: 01:24[EDT]|
|   RXTYPE: [2] GE-4,[3] GE-4                    |EVENT DATE:        08/07/2000|
+------------------------------------------------+EVENT TIME:        21:26[EDT]|
| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  WINGFIELD                    |LAST UPDATE DATE:  08/08/2000|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  CHAUNCEY GOULD               +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          N/A                   |LAWRENCE DOERFLEIN   R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ARPS 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     RPS ACTUATION          |                             |
|AESF 50.72(b)(2)(ii)     ESF ACTUATION          |                             |
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|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE   |
+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|                                                   |                          |
|3     A/R        Y       100      Power Operation  |0        Hot Shutdown     |
|                                                   |                          |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| REACTOR SCRAM FROM 100% POWER ON A FALSE LOW REACTOR WATER LEVEL INDICATION  |
|                                                                              |
| The Unit experienced an automatic reactor scram when an instrument line      |
| "root" valve failed causing a water leak which resulted in a false low       |
| reactor water level signal indication to be sensed by the RPS.  The water    |
| leak was immediately isolated by the ESF actuation of the Excess Flow Check  |
| Valve in the same reactor instrumentation line.  All rods fully inserted, no |
| ECCS injection occurred,  no relief valves lifted and all safety systems     |
| responded correctly.  The plant also had actuation of the Primary            |
| Containment Isolation System following the reactor scram.                    |
|                                                                              |
| The NRC Resident Inspector will be notified.                                 |
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